Appeals court to decide on EPA water rule

Appeals court to decide on EPA water rule

THE Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals announced that it will hear challenges to the Environmental Protection Agency/Army Corps of Engineers waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, which expands the jurisdictional scope of the Clean Water Act.

The sixth circuit is the same court that created a nationwide injunction on the rule in 2015. That stay will continue as the court considers the case.

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