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Corps downplays impact of CRA 'finality' in wetlands handbook appeal

June 12, 2018
The Army Corps of Engineers is urging a federal appeals court to reject an Alaska landowner's argument that Congress' recent use of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to strike down a financial agency guidance that judge could apply retroactively to strike down regional Corps supplements for identifying wetlands. In a June 8 letter to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, filed ahead of oral argument set for June 13 in Anchorage, AK, the Corps says that the...

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