6th Circuit Stays WOTUS Enforcement In Kentucky, Blocking EPA’s Sole Win

April 21, 2023
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is temporarily blocking enforcement of the Biden administration’s rule revising the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) in Kentucky in order to provide a federal court in the Commonwealth time to consider state and industry motions for a preliminary injunction pending appeal. A three-judge panel issued an April 20 order granting the petitioners an administrative stay barring enforcement of EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers’ joint rule until...

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