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Supreme Court Justices Grapple With Correct Venue For CWA Rule Suits

October 11, 2017
Supreme Court justices at oral argument Oct. 11 wrestled with questions about judicial efficiency and fairness in trying to determine whether federal district or appeals courts should first hear suits over the Obama EPA's Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule, and whether the Trump EPA's bid to repeal the rule moots the venue case. Industry groups, Republican-led states and several environmental groups are urging the high court to reverse a divided ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...

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