DOJ Cites WOTUS Rule In Bid To Bolster Sackett Wetlands Arguments

January 4, 2023
The Justice Department (DOJ) is pointing to the Biden administration’s newly finalized rule defining the scope of the Clean Water Act (CWA) to bolster arguments Acting Solicitor General Brian Fletcher made to the Supreme Court in October on why the government should prevail in a long-running dispute over wetlands in Idaho. Fletcher, in a brief Dec. 30 letter to the court, notes EPA and Army Corps of Engineers have sent the signed rule for publication in the Federal Register...


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