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States urge Ohio district court to block Obama-era CWA rule enforcement

August 09, 2018
GOP-led states challenging the 2015 Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule are calling on a federal district court in Ohio to quickly block enforcement of the standard within the states' borders despite arguments to the contrary from the Trump administration, Democratic states and environmentalists, on both procedural and substantive grounds. The Aug. 6 brief by the states of Ohio, Michigan and Tennessee argues that none of their opponents in the case now pending in the U.S. District Court for the...

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