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Inside EPA - 03/08/2019

High Court Denies Review Of Challenge To EPA ‘Veto’ Of CWA 404 Permits

March 04, 2019
The Supreme Court has rejected a petition that sought judicial review of EPA’s “objections” to proposed Clean Water Act (CWA) dredge-and-fill permits, letting stand an appeals court’s decision that requires applicants to instead wait until a formal agency approval or denial before challenging the permitting process. In March 4 orders , the high court denied review without comment in Marquette County Road Commission v. EPA , which sought to overturn the agency’s objection to a CWA section 404 permit crafted...


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