Sunday, December 9, 2012
- The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center and Los Angeles County Flood Control District v. NRDC. Both cases involve stormwater regulation under the Clean Water Act.
- The Supreme Court decided Arkansas Game and Fish Commission v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. It held "simply and only, that government-induced flooding temporary in duration gains no automatic exemption from Takings Clause inspection."