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U.S. Supreme Court blocks the EPA’s scheme to escape judicial review

U.S. Supreme Court blocks the EPA’s scheme to escape judicial review

Washington, D.C.; January 22, 2018: The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled today that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency cannot shelter its “waters of the United States” rule from judicial review by arbitrarily limiting where victims can sue. The decision came in National Association of Manufacturers v. U.S. Department of Defense. “Today’s ruling is a victory […]

After contaminating the Animas River, EPA about to regulate the water in your backyard

After contaminating the Animas River, EPA about to regulate the water in your backyard

Bill Banning EPA’s Proposed Attack on Property Rights Expected to Be Considered By House

Bill Banning EPA’s Proposed Attack on Property Rights Expected to Be Considered By House

By Daren Bakst @darenbakst The House is expected to vote on legislation as soon as Tuesday that would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from moving forward with their proposed “waters of the U.S.” rule. In April, the EPA and Corps proposed regulation that would define what waters that they can regulate […]

Proposed Expansion of Water Authority by EPA

Proposed Expansion of Water Authority by EPA

WOULD EXTEND FEDERAL CONTROL TO VIRTUALLY ALL U.S. LANDS   WATERS OF THE U.S. There is a proposal that redefines federal authority over the water–and thus the lands–of the United States. The impact is best illustrated by the maps below. The Clean Water Act authority shown in the first map would be extended to the proposed Clean Water Restoration […]