PUBLICATIONS

Publications

Mark A. Ryan, The WOTUS Rule Repeal, 33 Natural Resources & Environment (ABA) (Fall 2018) at 55

The Clean Water Act Handbook, 4th Edition (Mark A. Ryan, ed. (2018))

Mark A. Ryan, Effluent Trading Under the Clean Water Act, 32 Natural Resources & Environment (ABA) (Spring 2018) at 50

Mark A. Ryan, Compliance Cost Reduction Through Effluent Trading Under the Clean Water Act, Washington State Bar Association Business Law Section Newsletter, Volume 38, No. 2 (Fall 2017) 

Mark A. Ryan, Clean Water Act Citizen Suits: What the Numbers Tell Us, 32 Natural Resources & Environment (ABA) (Fall 2017) at 20 

Mark A. Ryan, Science versus political reality: protecting headwater systems in the United States, Nature Geoscience (October 2017) 

 

Mark A. Ryan, Ninth Circuit Takes Another Look at WOTUS, ABA WOTUS and the Reach of CWA Jurisdiction (webpage October 2017)

       

Mark A. Ryan, President Trump’s Executive Order on the Waters of the United States Rule, Trends (ABA) (May/June 2017)

Mark A. Ryan, Turtles All the Way Down: Justice Scalia and the Clean Water Act, Trends (ABA) (November/December 2016)

Mark A. Ryan, Abolishing the EPA?: Presidential Power under the Executive Reorganization Act, 31 Natural Resources & Environment (ABA) (Summer 2016) at 50

Mark A. Ryan, The Clean Water Act's Agriculture Exemptions, 59 The Advocate (Idaho State Bar) (June/July 2016) at 48

Mark A. Ryan, Two Important New Clean Water Act Rulings, 30 Natural Resources & Environment (ABA) (Winter 2016) at 55

 

Issue Editor, Natural Resources & Environment  (ABA) "Resource Economics" issue, Vol. 30, No. 2 (Fall 2015)

 

Back Page Editor, Natural Resources & Environment Magazine (ABA), (2009-2014)

 

Mark A. Ryan, Three Important New Clean Water Act Cases, 28 Natural Resources & Environment (ABA) (Winter 2014) at 48

The Clean Water Act Handbook, 3rd Edition (Mark A. Ryan, ed. (2011))

Mark A. Ryan, The Clean Water Act Digest (updated regularly 1990 - 2010, 2015 - present)

Mark A. Ryan, The Ninth Circuit Upends the Applecart (Forest Roads and the Clean Water Act) 25 Natural Resources & Environment (ABA) (Winter 2010) at 50

Mark A. Ryan, New Supreme Court Clean Water Decision: Here We Go, 24 Natural Resources & Environment (ABA) (Fall 2009) at 48

Mark A. Ryan, Clean Water Act Developments in 2007-2008, 23 Natural Resources & Environment (ABA) (Summer 2008) at 44

 

Mark A. Ryan, The Ninth Circuit Jumps Into the Post‑Rapanos Fray, 22 Natural Resources & Environment (ABA) (Winter 2008) at 60

 

Issue Editor, Natural Resources & Environment (ABA) “Storm Water” issue 21:4 (Spring 2007)

Stephen M. Johnson, Kim D. Connolly, & Mark A. Ryan, Sifting Through the Sediment: The Supreme Court’s Rapanos and Carabell Opinions (2006), joint update to ABA Wetlands Law and Policy and The Clean Water Act Handbook, 2nd Edition

Mark A. Ryan, The U.S. Supreme Court Issues Two Clean Water Act Decisions, 21 Natural Resources & Environment (ABA) 56 (Summer 2006)

Mark A. Ryan, Clean Water Act Jurisdiction Four Years After SWANCC, 20 Natural Resources & Environment (ABA) 63 (Fall 2005)

Mark A. Ryan, Mountain Top Mining and Nationwide Permit 21, 19 Natural Resources & Environment (ABA) 70 (Winter 2005)

The Clean Water Act Handbook, 2nd Edition (Mark A. Ryan, ed. (2003))

Note, What Did Congress Really Want? An Implied Private Right of Action Under Section 17(a) of the 1933 Securities Act, 63 Ind. Law Journal 623 (1988)

Speaking Engagements

Panel Moderator, "The WOTUS Rule Amendments," D.C. Bar Association (Washington D.C. 2019)

"The Waters of the United States Litigation and its Effects in Idaho," Idaho Bar Association Environment and Natural Resources Section (Boise 2018)

"Procedural Hurdles in Clean Water Act Citizen Suits," Law Seminars International (Seattle 2018)

"EPA Policy Goals, Regulatory Reform and Enforcement Trends: What Does the Future Hold?" American Law Institute Panel Discussion (Washington D.C. 2017)

"Proving a CWA Case: Connectivity and Significant Nexus," American Water Resources Association (Sunbird, Utah 2017)

The Water Values Podcast (February 21, 2017), http://thewatervalues.com/2017/02/21/current-issues-clean-water-act-mark-ryan/

"The Waters of the United States Rule," Desert Bar Meeting (Richland 2017)

"Agricultural Exemptions Under the Clean Water Act," Idaho Bar Association Environment and Natural Resources Section (Boise 2016)

"Special Ethical Considerations for Government Attorneys," Seattle University School of Law (Seattle 2016)

"The Clean Water Rule and its Impacts on Agriculture," Idaho Water Users Association (Boise 2015)

 

"The New Waters of the United States Rule," Federal Bar Association Annual Meeting (Salt Lake City 2015)

 

​“The Proposed Waters of the United States Rule and the Agriculture Industry,” Columbia-Snake River Irrigation Association (Kennewick 2014)

“The New Waters of the United States Rule and its Implications for the Regulated Community,” Northwest Environmental Business Council (Boise 2014)


“Basics of the Clean Water Act,” Environmental Law Institute (yearly, San Francisco 2010 – 2014)


“Water Quality in China,” Idaho Rivers United (Boise 2011)

“The New EPA/Corps Rapanos Guidance,” Idaho Environmental Forum (Boise 2011)

“The New EPA/Corps Rapanos Guidance,” Idaho Water User Association (Sun Valley 2011)

“Idaho Logging Road Regulation Post NEDC v. Browner,” Society of American Foresters (Boise, 2011)

“Administrative Litigation,” American Bar Association Environment and National Resources Section Meeting (New Orleans 2010)


“New Developments in the Water Transfer Rule,” Law Seminars International (Boise 2010)

“Proving Storm Water Cases,” EPA National NPDES Unit Managers Meeting (Washington D.C. 2009)

“Clean Water Act Jurisdiction Post Rapanos: Will Congress Fix the Problem?” EPA National Storm Water Enforcement Conference (Washington, D.C. 2009)

“Proving Storm Water Violations: A Very Tricky Problem,” EPA National Storm Water Enforcement Conference (Washington, D.C. 2009)

“Irrigation Canals and the Clean Water Act: the effects of National Cotton Council and Rapanos,” Law Seminars International (Boise 2009)

“EPA’s Pesticide Policy Post National Cotton Council,” Idaho Mosquito Vector Control Association (Coeur d’Alene 2009)

“Fundamentals of Clean Water Act Enforcement,” EPA National Enforcement Attorney Training (Denver 2009)

“Clean Water Act Jurisdictional Issues in Idaho in the Post-Rapanos Era,” Idaho Council on Industry & Environment (Boise 2008)

“Evidentiary Needs in Storm Water Enforcement Cases,” EPA National Storm Water Training (Kansas City 2008)

“The Joint EPA/Corps Rapanos Guidance,” Idaho Water Users Association (Boise 2007)

“Litigating Administrative Enforcement Actions Before the EPA,” ABA Environment Energy and Resources Section National Conference (Pittsburgh 2007)

“Interpreting the Term Navigable Waters in the Post-Rapanos World,” Idaho Water Users Association (Sun Valley 2007)

“The Influence of Waste Load Allocations on Determining Effluent Limits in Municipal Storm Water Discharge Permits,” Association of Idaho Cities (Boise 2007)

“Developments in Wetlands Law 2006-2007,” EPA National Wetlands Conference (Washington D.C. 2007)

“Views from the Field in Wetlands Enforcement,” ALI-ABA Wetlands Law & Regulation Course (Washington D.C. 2007)

“Evidentiary Support for Storm Water Enforcement Actions,” EPA National Storm Water Conference (Tucson 2007)

“Introduction to the Clean Water Act,” National Business Institute CLE (Boise 2007)

“Clean Water Act Developments in 2006,” Idaho State Bar CLE (Boise 2006)

“Rapanos v. United States: Cleaning up the Mess Created by the Supreme Court,” Idaho Environmental Forum (Boise 2006)

“Rapanos v. United States: What Does It Mean?” Idaho State Bar Association Natural Resources & Environment Section (Boise 2006)

“Clean Water Act Enforcement,” Guest Lecturer, George Washington University School of Law (Washington, D.C. 2006)

Moderator, ABA Environment Energy and Resources Section, National Conference Call re U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in S.D. Warren Company v. Board of Envtl Protection (2006)

“FIFRA and the CWA: Need for NPDES Permits for Pesticide Applications to Navigable Waters,” Idaho Environmental Forum (Boise 2004)

“Evaluation of Trusts in Ability-to-Pay Cases,” National Financial Analyst Workshop (San Francisco 2003)

“The Effects of TMDL and the ESA Restrictions on Temperature-Limited Water Bodies in the Arid West,” ABA Natural Resources Section National Conference (Washington D.C. 2003)

"Federal Environmental Enforcement," Taiwan EPA (Taitung, Taiwan 2003)

"The Clean Water Act in Transition," Idaho Environmental Forum (Boise 2003)

"Headwaters, Inc. v. Talent Irrigation District: Where Do We Go From Here?" Northwest Irrigators Association Annual Conference (Boise, 2002)

“Preparing Expert Witnesses,” EPA National Financial Analyst Workshop (Seattle 2001)

“Environmental Liability for Auctioneers,” National Auctioneers Association Annual Conference (Boise, 2001)

“Trying Administrative Wetlands Cases,” EPA/DOJ National Wetlands Enforcement Conference (Washington, D.C. 2001)

“Determination of Civil Violations Under Federal Environmental Statutes,” Western States Project Seminar (Boise 2000)

“EPA Civil Enforcement,” Environmental Crimes Conference (Sun Valley 2000)

“Developing Wetlands Enforcement Cases,” EPA National Wetlands Enforcement Conference (Wash. D.C. 2000)

“The Role of Penalties in Environmental Enforcement,” Idaho Environmental Forum (Boise 2000)

“EPA Region 10's Enforcement Role in Idaho,” Idaho State Bar (Boise 2000)

“New Developments in the Law of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations” Idaho Law Foundation (Boise 1999)

“Clean Water Act Jurisdiction Over Hydrologically-Connected Groundwater Discharges,” EPA NPDES Enforcement and Compliance National Meeting (Chicago 1999)

“Applicability of the Paperwork Reduction Act to NPDES Permits,” EPA Office of General Counsel National Counseling Attorneys Conference (Wash. D.C. 1999)

“Can/Should We Integrate the CWA and the ESA?” Law Seminars International (Seattle 1998)

“EPA’s Role in Idaho,” Idaho Environmental Compliance Course (Boise 1998)

“Litigating Economic Benefit in Administrative Cases,” EPA Advance Administrative Practice Institute (Chicago 1998)

“Citizens Suits under the Clean Water Act,” Idaho Envtl Professionals (Boise 1997)

“EPA’s Brownfields Policy,” Idaho Envtl Professionals (Boise 1996)


“Technology and Water-Quality-Based NPDES Effluent Limits,” CLE (Seattle 1994)

“Agricultural Environmental Law:  Proposed Amendments to the Clean Water Act,” Law Seminars International (Seattle 1994)

“Federal Facilities Enforcement Under the Clean Water Act,” Government Institutes, Inc. (Seattle 1993)

“Responding to EPA Information Requests,” Washington State Bar Association (Seattle 1993)

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