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EPA, States Spar Over Need To Accelerate 11th Circuit CWA Rule Mandate

February 09, 2018
EPA and a group of 10 states are sparring over the necessity for an appellate court to accelerate its ruling reviving a district court challenge to the Obama-era Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule, with EPA saying its delay of the rule's implementation addresses the states' concerns about being forced to temporarily comply with the rule. Following the Supreme Court's Jan. 22 ruling that found district courts are the appropriate venue to hear challenges to the jurisdiction rule, the 11th...


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