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Industry Coalition Claims Final CWA Jurisdiction Rule Violates Due Process

A major industry coalition including the agriculture, mining, petroleum, and other sectors is suing EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers over their joint Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule, claiming it violates Due Process rights under the Constitution because the rule is unlawfully vague and will lead to “arbitrary enforcement.”

States, Ethanol Groups Urge Court To Scrap EPA Vehicle Air Modeling Rule

Kansas, Nebraska and pro-ethanol groups are urging a federal appeals court to scrap EPA's rule requiring states to use the agency's latest computer model for estimating vehicle emissions, saying it leads to inaccurately high estimates of pollution from ethanol fuel that will hinder states' ability to craft Clean Air Act compliance plans.

3rd Circuit Defers To EPA's Authority For Landmark Chesapeake Bay TMDL

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit has upheld EPA's landmark multi-state Chesapeake Bay cleanup plan, rejecting industry claims that the agency exceeded its Clean Water Act (CWA) authority both in crafting the total maximum daily load (TMDL) plan and in its related rules that allow EPA to limit nonpoint pollution in TMDLs.

Judge Asks Oklahoma To Better Explain Jurisdiction For Novel ESPS Suit

EPA Denies Push To Regulate Pesticide Mixtures Due To Insufficient Data

EPA, Other Agencies To Weigh Updating Federal Biotechnology Regulation

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