Weekly Focus

Former EPA Official Doubts ‘Major Questions’ Will Drive Ruling In Sackett

September 29, 2022
PARK CITY, UT -- As the Supreme Court prepares to hear Oct. 3 arguments in a case that could determine the reach of the Clean Water Act (CWA), a former top EPA official says the justices are not likely to base their decision in the closely watched Sackett v. EPA case on the basis of the “major questions doctrine,” though they could still narrow the law’s scope. Stan Meiburg, a career EPA employee who served as acting deputy administrator...

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