Environment & 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.

Water | Air | Hazardous Waste | Mining | Agriculture | Energy | Public Land & Timber
Wildlife | Native American Land | ENR News & Organizations

Water

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

Idaho Irrigation Districts, Titl3 43 http://www3.state.id.us/idstat/TOC/43FTOC.html

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Clean Water Act Laws, Rules and Regulations http://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)
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?sid=b1faf870d44aae82906047bce4d14cd0&c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title40/40tab_02.tpl

Safe Drinking Water Act Regulations and Guidance http://www.epa.gov/ogwdw/regs.html#cfr

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Air

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

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

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

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

Clean Air Act http://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)
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?sid=b1faf870d44aae82906047bce4d14cd0&c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title40/40tab_02.tpl

Hazardous Waste

Idaho Hazardous Waste Management Act, I.C. § 39-4400 et seq http://www3.state.id.us/idstat/TOC/39044KTOC.html

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

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

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

American Ecology http://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  http://www.energy.gov/environment/index.htm

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

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

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

EPA Waste and Recycling Program http://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)
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?sid=b1faf870d44aae82906047bce4d14cd0&c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title40/40tab_02.tpl

RCRA http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title42/chapter82_.html

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

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

Mining

Idaho Mines and Mining Statutes, Title 47 http://www3.state.id.us/idstat/TOC/47FTOC.html

BLM / USFS Mining Claims http://www.blm.gov

BLM Minerals and Mining http://www.blm.gov

DOI Office of Surface Mining http://www.osmre.gov/
Idaho Mining Association http://www.idahomining.org/

Idaho Geologic Survey Current Mining Activity http://www.idahogeology.org/Services/MinesAndMinerals/currentactivity.htm

EPA Superfund http://www.epa.gov/superfund/index.htm

CERCLA http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title42/chapter103_.html

Superfund (40 CFR, Chapter 1, Subchapter J, Parts 300-374)
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?sid=b1faf870d44aae82906047bce4d14cd0&c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title40/40tab_02.tpl

Agriculture

Idaho Agriculture Statutes, Title 22 http://www3.state.id.us/idstat/TOC/22FTOC.html

Idaho Animal Statutes, Title 25 http://www3.state.id.us/idstat/TOC/25FTOC.html

Idaho Department of Agriculture http://www.agri.idaho.gov/

Idaho Agricultural IDAPA Rules  http://adm.idaho.gov/adminrules/rules/idapa02/02index.htm

Idaho Grain Growers http://www.idahograin.org/

Idaho Potato Growers http://www.idahopotato.com/

Idaho Pea and Lentil Commission http://www.pea-lentil.com/council_hist.htm

University of Idaho Extension Offices http://www.extension.uidaho.edu/find.asp

Idaho Soil Conservation Commission http://www.scc.state.id.us/

US Department of Agriculture http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usdahome

National Agricultural Law Center http://www.nationalaglawcenter.org/

USCA Code Provisions http://straylight.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode07/

CFR Provisions http://www.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/cfrassemble.cgi?title=200607

BLM Grazing http://www.blm.gov  

Pesticide Programs, 40 CFR, Chapter I, Subchapter E, Parts 150-180
http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/text-idx?sid=b1faf870d44aae82906047bce4d14cd0&c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title40/40tab_02.tpl

FIFRA http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title7/chapter6_.html

Energy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Public Land & Timber

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wildlife

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Native American Land

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ENR News & Organizations

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

US Water News www.uswaternews.com

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

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

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

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

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

 


 

 

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