Section 404 violation undisclosed in Favero - Utah Water Law
Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (“CWA”) sets forth a program to regulate the discharge of dredged or fill material into the waters of the United States (“WOTUS”), including wetlands. Section 404 regulates a number of activities in the WOTUS, including fill development, water resource projects (such as dams and levees), infrastructure development (such as highways and airports) and mining projects. Before dredged or fill material may be discharged into the WOTUS a permit must be obtained, unless the