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Ga., 10 Others Win Injunction Over Clean Water Act Rule

Law360 (June 11, 2018, 7:09 PM EDT) -- Georgia and 10 other states won a preliminary injunction in Georgia federal court Friday barring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from implementing the highly contested Waters of the United States rule, which they allege is overly broad.

The rule, which is intended to clarify definitions controlling the scope of the Clean Water Act, was originally set to take effect in August 2015 under the Obama administration, but its reach was immediately challenged by more than two dozen states and...
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State Of Georgia et al v. McCarthy et al


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2:15-cv-00079

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Georgia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision

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Lisa G. Wood

Date Filed

June 30, 2015

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