Federal Court Sends Illegal Water Rule Back to EPA


A federal court said the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule is unlawful under the Clean Water Act (CWA) because of its “vast expansion of jurisdiction over waters and land traditionally within the states’ regulatory authority.”  The court for the Southern District of Georgia found the agency overstepped not just the CWA, but also the Administrative Procedure Act,



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