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The Biggest Environmental Cases To Watch In 2018

By Juan Carlos Rodriguez (January 1, 2018, 3:04 PM EST) -- Courts across the U.S. are poised to issue important rulings in environmental cases in the coming year, including a closely watched high court battle over where challenges to a rule defining the federal government's jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act belong, and lawsuits seeking to reverse President Donald Trump's moves to shrink national monuments.

Here are the biggest environmental cases to watch in 2018.

Waters of the US

In October, the U.S. Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments in a review of the Sixth Circuit's ruling that challenges to a rule defining the federal government's permitting authority under the Clean Water...

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