The Supreme Court’s new term begins on the first Monday of October. But before delving into the most important environmental case yet to be heard, it is worth reflecting on an absolute bombshell of a ruling from last spring in Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency. Sackett was a monumental Clean Water Act case, but it has also become much more than that. And it very well could mark a dire future for federal environmental protections, writ large.

Cale Jaffe, A Dire Future for Federal Environmental Protections Before The U.S. Supreme Court, Thoughts From The Lawn (2023).