11th Circuit Doubts Environmentalists' Standing To Appeal CWA Rule Order

September 4, 2018
Federal appellate judges are questioning whether environmentalists have standing to challenge a district judge's order that blocked enforcement of EPA's 2015 Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule in 13 states, giving opponents of the order just two weeks to address their doubts or face the risk of having the appeal dismissed. An Aug. 31 order from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in State of Georgia, et al., v. Andrew Wheeler, et al. , signals that the...

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