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Industry Targets Minnesota In New Bid To Expand Stay Of Obama CWA Rule

August 12, 2019
An owner of a Minnesota peat mining firm is seeking to expand the number of states where federal courts have halted implementation of the 2015 Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule, asking a federal district court to declare several provisions in the rule are unlawful and unconstitutional and are therefore invalid. The case filed Aug. 9 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, Kevin Pierce, et al. v. EPA, et al. , is the latest in a...

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