DOJ Appeals Stay Of WOTUS Rule In Colorado, Fights Bid To Narrow Policy

June 25, 2020
The Justice Department (DOJ) is appealing a federal district court’s stay of the Trump administration’s narrowed definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) in Colorado to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, and is urging a federal court in New Mexico to deny ranchers’ request to stay a small portion of the rule. The appeal was docketed in the 10th Circuit June 25 following DOJ’s June 23 notice to the U.S. District Court for the District...

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