To End CWA ‘Patchwork,’ Industry Seeks Quick Rulings On 2015 Standard

March 19, 2019
Industry groups are making a fresh push for district judges to decide their long-standing challenges to the legality of the 2015 Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule in order to end the current “patchwork” of policies on the law’s reach, even as some newly inaugurated Democratic governors are pulling their states out of those suits. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers are pushing forward with their proposals to repeal and replace the Obama administration’s rule defining “waters of the...

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