Trade groups sue over water rule

Trade groups sue over water rule

Major ag and industry groups join 27 states in asking court to vacate EPA water rule.

PRODUCER and land use groups filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas against the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over their waters of the U.S. final rule.

The groups asked the federal court to vacate the controversial new rule, which redefines the scope of federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act.

The complaint claims that the rule grants EPA

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