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States' Call To Scrap EPA CWA Rule Poses Early Test For District Lawsuits

June 04, 2018
Republican states are asking a federal district judge to scrap EPA's 2015 Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule by claiming it violates the Constitution and a high court ruling on the law's reach, the first such request in a litany of district court challenges to the policy that poses an early test for revived legal efforts to kill the rule. The June 1 motion for summary judgment filed by 13 state plaintiffs in North Dakota, et al., v. EPA, et...

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