10th Circuit Vacates District Court Stay Of Trump WOTUS Rule In Colorado

March 2, 2021
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit has vacated a district court’s stay of the Trump-era Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule in Colorado, finding the lower court abused its discretion when it granted the state injunctive relief because Colorado has not shown it will suffer irreparable injury if the rule is in effect during litigation. “The question before us is straightforward: Did the district court abuse its discretion when it granted Colorado injunctive relief? The answer is...

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