Daily News

Supreme Court Urged To Hear CWA Rule Suit Despite Trump EPA Review

March 15, 2017
Environmentalists are urging the Supreme Court to reject the Trump administration's request to indefinitely stay a suit over the correct venue for challenging the Obama-era Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule while EPA weighs revising or scrapping it, arguing a stay would effectively repeal the existing rule with no way to contest that decision. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers have begun the process of reconsidering their joint rulemaking in response to directions in an executive order (EO) from...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive environmental policy reporting as the Trump administration moves to make good on its promised overhaul of the Environmental Protection Agency.