Justices Won't Hear EPA Water Transfer Appeals

Law360, New York (October 15, 2013, 2:50 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a fight over a contentious law by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that allows some transfers from one body of water to another without requiring a permit to do so.

The high court’s order denies three petitions for certiorari on the matter filed by parties including the United States Sugar Co. in June, which had sought to reverse the Eleventh Circuit’s October finding that it lacks jurisdiction to decide a fight over the 2008 EPA rule allowing...
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