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Judge Finds CWA Rule 'Likely' Illegal, Blocking Enforcement In 11 States

June 11, 2018
A federal district judge has barred enforcement of the Obama EPA's Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule in 11 states, holding that the standard as crafted is likely unlawful and providing a major boost to opponents of the Obama-era policy who have called for it to be overturned either administratively or in the courts. The decision , issued late on June 8 by District Judge Lisa Godbey Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, agrees...

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