Bicameral leaders ask court to vacate WOTUS rule

Amicus brief informs Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals that EPA's WOTUS rule encroaches on traditional state authorities.

Led by U.S. Senate Environment & Public Works Committee chairman Jim Inhofe (R., Okla.) and House transportation and infrastructure water resources and environment subcommittee chairman Bob Gibbs (R., Ohio), a total of 21 senators and 67 members of the House filed an amicus brief in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in the case over the “waters of the U.S." (WOTUS) final rule.

The amicus brief is in support of petitions for review filed by 31 states and 57 municipal and indust

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