Plaintiffs Detail Host Of Claims In Push For Courts To Vacate Revised WOTUS

November 14, 2023
Republican-led states and industry groups are urging federal courts to vacate the Biden administration’s rule aligning its definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) with the Supreme Court’s Sackett ruling, raising concerns over the rule’s procedure, its alleged failure to adhere to the scope of the ruling and the Clean Water Act (CWA), as well as constitutional concerns. The arguments are spelled out in Nov. 13 amended complaints that Texas and Idaho filed to the U.S. District Court...

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