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Judge's Rejection Of CWA Delay Suit Transfer Boosts Bid For Myriad Cases

May 14, 2018
A federal district judge in a newly released opinion rejects a slew of legal arguments the Trump administration made for transferring litigation over its delay of the Obama-era Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule and consolidating it with suits over the rule, boosting states and environmentalists aiming to keep myriad cases over the delay separate. In a May 14 order , Judge David C. Norton of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina explains his rationale for...

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