More Groups Take On EPA Over Revised Clean Water Rule

Law360 (June 25, 2020, 7:33 PM EDT) -- The Trump administration was hit Thursday with yet another suit challenging its rule narrowing the scope of the Clean Water Act, with environmental groups citing the U.S. Supreme Court's April finding the statute can be used to regulate pollution that travels through groundwater.

The newest action was filed by five environmental groups, led by the Environmental Integrity Project, who are asking a D.C. federal court to strike down the Navigable Waters Protection Rule, or NWPR, which went into effect Monday. The rule is also the basis of several lawsuits currently playing out in Washington, Arizona and Colorado.

All the suits are...

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