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Judge Rejects EPA Bid To Limit Scope Of Ruling Undoing CWA Rule Delay

December 04, 2018
A federal district judge who scrapped EPA's two-year delay of the Obama-era Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule has rejected requests from the agency and industry groups to either reverse the ruling or limit its scope to only South Carolina, teeing up a likely appeals court fight as the Trump administration looks to broadly reinstate the delay. In a Dec. 4 order , Judge David C. Norton of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina refuses to...


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