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CWA Rule Challengers Warn Of 'Chaos' If High Court Backs Appellate Suits

September 12, 2017
Environmentalists, several states and groups representing major industries are warning of litigation “chaos” if the Supreme Court backs the government's push for appellate review of EPA's 2015 Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule, saying it would create permanent confusion over the correct venue for suits over CWA policies. The various parties make the claim in four new separate briefs filed Sept. 11 with the justices in National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) v. Department of Defense, et al. , a...


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