Corps gives plaintiffs a hand on WOTUS

If you have been following the proposed “New Rules” from the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the Clean Water Act you may have seen the release of the “Litigation Sensitive” memos. These memos detail how the proposed “New Rules” ignore sound science, lack legal authority, and are not supported by the Army Corps of Engineers. Read… Read more »

Spring Valley Road Bridge Replacement Project

Project Spotlight: Gallaway Enterprises Completes Environmental Review and Permitting for the Spring Valley Road Bridge Replacement Project Gallaway Enterprises recently completed a wide range of environmental compliance services for the Yuba County Public Works Department on the Spring Valley Road Bridge over Browns Valley Ditch. The purpose of the project was to replace a functionally… Read more »

Received a Violation Notice?

Do you know what a wetland looks like or the limits of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife jurisdiction? Do you know how the US Army Corps of Engineers classifies “normal and on-going” farming practices? Many landowners from across the North State have received Clean Water Act or California Fish and Game Code violation… Read more »

Wetland Delineations During Drought Conditions

On Wednesday, February 5, 2014 the US Army Corps of Engineers (COE) posted a Public Notice on conducting wetland delineations during drought conditions to their website. Due to the drought conditions that have developed over the past few years in California, the COE is recommending, when applicable, that delineators use the difficult Wetland Situations protocol…. Read more »