States Seek National Injunction To Stop ‘Harm’ From Trump WOTUS Policy

May 19, 2020
Updated Story California, New York and 15 other states are urging a federal district court to issue a preliminary national injunction blocking implementation of the Trump administration’s revised narrower “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) jurisdiction policy, warning the injunction is vital to “prevent widespread harm to national water quality.” California Attorney General (AG) Xavier Becerra (D) and New York AG Letitia James (D), leading a multistate coalition, on May 18 filed a motion for preliminary injunction...

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