States, Industry Launch Broad Legal Attack On EPA’s Amended WOTUS Rule

February 6, 2024
Texas, Idaho, and a coalition of industry plaintiffs are urging a federal district court to quickly vacate the Biden administration’s amended “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule, charging it “runs afoul” of the Supreme Court’s Sackett ruling and that “every jurisdictional category” exceeds the Clean Water Act and is unconstitutionally vague. The states filed a Feb. 2 motion for summary judgment urging the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas to vacate the rule, arguing that...

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