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6th Circuit Poised To Hear Novel Challenge To EPA CWA Permit Objection

December 04, 2017
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit is poised to hear oral argument Dec. 6 in a novel case that tests whether EPA can face legal challenges for objecting to Army Corps of Engineers-issued Clean Water Act (CWA) permits even when the agency does not formally deny a permit application. EPA and the Corps are hoping to preserve a district court's decision in Marquette County Road Commission v. EPA, et al. , that said a permit objection is...


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