Something’s in the Water (UF ESSIE News)

Something’s in the Water

David Kaplan, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE) within the University of Florida Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, along with a team of scientists, wrote an amicus curiae brief for the U.S. Supreme Court about a case regarding the Clean Water Act (CWA) that will have a lasting impact on public policy. An amicus curiae brief is a written submission to a court in which a person or organization can set out legal arguments and recommendations in a given case.

“Environmental engineers have been working for over 100 years to improve the way that we dispose of wastes and the results have been incredible in terms of lives saved and environmental protection,” Dr. Kaplan said.

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