Proposed Narrower CWA Jurisdiction Rule Triggers Slew Of Lawsuit Threats

December 11, 2018
Environmentalists are threatening EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers with a slew of lawsuit threats over the agencies' proposal to narrow the scope of the Clean Water Act (CWA), arguing that the plan to restrict the reach of the law to far fewer waters than an Obama-era CWA jurisdiction standard is unlawful. EPA and the Corps unveiled their joint proposed CWA rule on Dec. 11, touting the narrower standard as far clearer and more easily implemented than either the...

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