Industry Groups, Texas Sue To Block EPA’s Just-Published WOTUS Rule

January 19, 2023
A broad coalition of energy, agriculture and other industry groups, as well as Texas officials, are seeking to block and vacate the Biden administration’s just-promulgated rule defining which “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) are subject to the Clean Water Act (CWA), charging in separate suits that the rule violates the Constitution, the CWA and the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). “Plaintiffs seek a declaration from the Court that the Rule violates the APA, contravenes the plain text of the CWA,...

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