Court stays EPA water rule

Court stays EPA water rule

A FEDERAL court ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to stop enforcement nationwide of its "waters of the U.S." (WOTUS) rule.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Judicial Circuit ruled that EPA cannot move forward with the rule until courts have had an opportunity to understand its effects on stakeholders, including farmers and ranchers.

A three-judge panel for the sixth circuit voted 2-1 to stay implementation ov

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