John Casey

John Casey

John Casey is a partner of the firm in its Real Estate Development Section, where he concentrates his practice on land use and environmental matters, with particular emphasis on coastal management, development, and permitting and littoral and riparian water rights. John’s practice covers all aspects of planning, zoning, wetland permits and approvals, as well as litigation related to land use permitting and property rights. You can view his full bio here.

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Corps Jurisdiction Determinations Reviewable

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on May 31 in United States Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Co., Inc.[1] that final decisions by the Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) concerning the limits of its jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act can be challenged in court. The Clean Water Act (“Act”) regulates the discharge of pollutants … Continue Reading

Army Corps Issues Notice for Long Island Sound Dredging Plan

On August 17, 2015, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, released for public review and comment the Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound (LIS). Ten years in the making, the 582-page DMMP and 738-page PEIS (plus supporting technical documents) examine numerous … Continue Reading