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Environment and Natural Resources Section Legal Resources

Please Note: While these websites provide helpful information about environment and natural resources law issues, they are not intended as legal advice nor to take the place of individualized advice from a competent attorney about your particular issue.

Idaho Water Law, Title 42  https://www3.state.id.us/idstat/TOC/42FTOC.html

Idaho Irrigation Districts, Title 43 https://www3.state.id.us/idstat/TOC/43FTOC.html

Idaho Water Resources IDAPA Rules https://adm.idaho.gov/adminrules/rules/idapa37/37index.htm

Idaho Water Quality Rules https://adm.idaho.gov/adminrules/rules/idapa58/0102.pdf

Idaho Drinking Water Rules https://adm.idaho.gov/adminrules/rules/idapa58/0108.pdf

Idaho Wastewater Rules https://adm.idaho.gov/adminrules/rules/idapa58/0116.pdf

Idaho DEQ Water Quality Program  https://www.deq.idaho.gov/water/prog_issues.cfm

Idaho Water Supply Information https://www.idwr.idaho.gov/water/supply/supply.htm

IDL Navigable Waters https://www.idl.idaho.gov/bureau/smr/smr_index.htm

Idaho Department of Water Resources https://www.idwr.idaho.gov/

Snake River Basin Adjudication https://www.srba.state.id.us/

Idaho Power https://www.idahopower.com/

Idaho Rivers United https://www.idahorivers.org/

Idaho Water Users Association https://www.iwua.org/

Clean Water Act (Title 33) https://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title33/chapter26_.html

Clean Water Act Laws, Rules and Regulations https://www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands/regs/index.html

Sewage Sludge (40 CFR, Chapter I, Subchapter O, Parts 501-503)
Effluent Guidelines and Standards (40 CFR, Chapter I, Subchapter N, Parts 400-471)
Water Programs (40 CFR, Chapter I, Subchapter D, Parts 100-135)
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Safe Drinking Water Act Regulations and Guidance https://www.epa.gov/ogwdw/regs.html#cfr

Safe Drinking Water Act (Title 42) https://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title42/chapter6a_subchapterxii_.html

NPDES Compliance https://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/

NPDES Rules and Regulations https://www.usace.army.mil/cw/cecwo/reg/sadmin3.htm

NEPA https://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title42/chapter55_.html

NEPA Compliance https://www.epa.gov/nepa

Bureau of Reclamation Water Operations https://www.usbr.gov/main/water/

Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla https://www.nww.usace.army.mil/html/welcome/

EPA Water Projects and Programs https://www.epa.gov/epahome/waterpgram.htm

Western States Water Council https://www.westgov.org/wswc/

National Water Resources Association https://www.nwra.org/index.cfm

USGS Real Time Water Data https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/rt

Idaho Environmental Health and Protection Act, Title 39
https://www3.state.id.us/idstat/TOC/39001KTOC.html

Idaho DEQ Air Quality Rules https://adm.idaho.gov/adminrules/rules/idapa58/0101.pdf

Idaho DEQ Air Program https://www.deq.idaho.gov/air/prog_issues.cfm

EPA Air Projects and Programs https://www.epa.gov/epahome/airpgram.htm

Clean Air Act https://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title42/chapter85_.html

Air Programs (40 CFR, Chapter I, Subchapter C, Parts 50-97)
Air Pollution Controls (40 CFR, Chapter 1, Subchapter U, parts 1039-1068)
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Idaho Hazardous Waste Management Act, I.C. § 39-4400 et seq https://www3.state.id.us/idstat/TOC/39044KTOC.html

Idaho DEQ Hazardous Waste Rules https://adm.idaho.gov/adminrules/rules/idapa58/0105.pdf

Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security https://www.bhs.idaho.gov/

Idaho DEQ INL Oversight https://www.deq.idaho.gov/inl_oversight/

American Ecology https://www.americanecology.com/grand_view.htm

Idaho National Laboratory https://inlportal.inl.gov/portal/server.pt?open=512&objID=255&mode=2

US Department of Energy Environment Program  https://www.energy.gov/environment/index.htm

IDHW Clandestine Meth Lab Clean Up Program  https://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/site/3660/default.aspx

OSHA Hazardous Waste https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/hazardouswaste/index.html

EPA Pesticide, Toxics and Chemical Program https://www.epa.gov/epahome/pestoxpgram.htm

EPA Waste and Recycling Program https://www.epa.gov/epahome/wastepgram.htm

Radiation Protection Programs (40 CFR, Chapter 1, Subchapter F, Parts 190-197)
Solid Wastes (40 CFR, Chapter 1, Subchapter I, Parts 239-282)
Toxic Substances (40 CFR, Chapter 1, Subchapter R, Parts 700-799)
Energy Policy (40 CFR, Chapter 1, Subchapter Q, Parts 600-699)
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RCRA https://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title42/chapter82_.html

TSCA https://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title15/chapter53_.html

NWPA  https://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title42/chapter108_.html

Idaho Public Utilities Commission https://www.puc.idaho.gov/

Idaho Public Utility Statutes https://www3.state.id.us/idstat/TOC/61FTOC.html

Idaho PUC IDAPA Rules https://adm.idaho.gov/adminrules/rules/idapa31/31index.htm

Northwest Power and Conservation Council
https://www.nwcouncil.org/

Idaho Office of Energy Resources https://www.energy.idaho.gov/

US Department of Energy https://www.doe.gov/

BLM Energy Program https://www.blm.gov

Idaho Power https://www.idahopower.com/

Idaho Geological Resources https://www.idahogeology.org/

EPA / US DOE Energy Star Program https://www.energystar.gov/

Atomic Energy Act https://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title42/chapter23_.html

Energy Policy Act https://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title42/chapter134_.html

Idaho Public Land Statutes, Title 58 https://www3.state.id.us/idstat/TOC/58FTOC.html

Idaho Forestry Statutes, Title 38 https://www3.state.id.us/idstat/TOC/38FTOC.html

Idaho Public Land IDAPA Rules https://adm.idaho.gov/adminrules/rules/idapa20/20index.htm

US Geologic Survey https://www.usgs.gov/

Idaho Geologic Survey https://www.idahogeology.org/

Idaho Forest Products Commission https://www.idahoforests.org/

Idaho Department of Lands https://www.idl.idaho.gov/

Idaho Parks and Recreation Department https://parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/

BLM Laws, Rules, and Regulations https://www.blm.gov

BLM Fire and Aviation https://www.blm.gov

BLM Planning Program https://www.blm.gov

IDL Fire Management Bureau https://www.idl.idaho.gov/bureau/firemgt.htm

IDL Forest Management Bureau https://www.idl.idaho.gov/bureau/formgt.htm

Idaho Fish and Game Statutes Title 36 https://www3.state.id.us/idstat/TOC/36FTOC.html

Idaho Department of Fish and Game https://fishandgame.idaho.gov/

Idaho Fish and Game Commission IDAPA Rules https://adm.idaho.gov/adminrules/rules/idapa13/13index.htm

EPA ESA Program https://www.epa.gov/regulations/laws/esa.html

NOAA Fishery Service https://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/

Endangered Species Act https://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title16/chapter35_.html

Idaho Office of Species Conservation https://species.idaho.gov/

Bureau of Land Management https://www.blm.gov

US Fish and Wildlife Service https://www.fws.gov/

IDHW Fish Consumption Advisory Program https://www.healthandwelfare.idaho.gov/portal/alias__Rainbow/lang__en-US/tabID__3391/DesktopDefault.aspx

Board of Indian Affairs Decisions https://www.ibiadecisions.com/index.html

Bureau of Indian Affairs https://www.doi.gov/bia/

Coeur d’Alene Tribes https://www.cdatribe-nsn.gov/

Nez Perce Tribe https://www.nezperce.org/content/

Shoshone-Bannock Tribe https://www.shoshonebannocktribes.com/

Lemhi-Shoshone Tribe https://www.lemhi-shoshone.com/

Shoshone-Pauite https://www.shopaitribes.org/spt/

High Country News https://www.hcn.org/#

BNA Environmental News https://www.bna.com/products/ens/

Idaho Environmental Forum https://www.idahoenvironmentalforum.org/

Nature Conservancy   https://www.nature.org/

Sierra Club of Idaho   https://idaho.sierraclub.org/

Idaho Conservation League  https://www.wildidaho.org/

Greater Yellowstone Coalition https://www.greateryellowstone.org/

Idaho Rivers United https://www.idahorivers.org/

Inland Northwest Land Trust https://www.inlandnwlandtrust.org/

Teton Regional Land Trust https://www.eco-usa.net/orgs/id.shtml

Public Land News https://www.plnfpr.com/

Idaho Environmental Forum  https://www.idahoenvironmentalforum.org/

US Water News www.uswaternews.com

Snake River Alliance https://www.snakeriveralliance.org/

Safe Air for Everyone https://www.safeairforeveryone.com/

Ted Trueblood Trout Unlimited https://www.tedtruebloodtu.org/

Idaho Ducks Unlimited https://www.ducks.org/states/73/index.html

Western Environmental Law Center https://www.westernlaw.org/

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