Monthly Archives: February 2018

Supreme Court Rules Jurisdiction for WOTUS Challenges is District Court

Wed Feb 7th, On Environmental Law, by

The U.S. Supreme Court held that challenges to an Obama-era rule defining the federal government’s authority under the Clean Water Act belong at the district rather than appellate court level, dealing a blow to executive branch agencies that argued appeals courts were the appropriate venue. The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that district courts have jurisdiction over legal challenges to the 2015 Clean Water Rule, overruling the Sixth Circuit, which placed […]

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