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CWA Rule Critics Launch Suits To Block Obama Policy In Democratic States

April 22, 2019
Ranchers and local-government groups are launching new lawsuits aiming to preserve or expand the current bar on EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers implementing their 2015 Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule in certain states, pushing back against new Democratic governors who have withdrawn from suits over the rule. The new litigants hope to preserve a ban on the 2015 rule in New Mexico, and to win additional injunctions against the standard in Washington and Oregon. Their effort comes...


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