Georgia Federal Judge Denies Clean Water Rule Injunction, Defers To Appeals Court

Mealey's (September 9, 2015, 11:50 AM EDT) -- BRUNSWICK, Ga. — A Georgia federal judge on Aug. 27 denied an injunction against the Clean Water Rule, finding that jurisdiction over the issue lies with a federal appeals court (State of Georgia, et al. v. Gina A. McCarthy, et al., No. 15-79, S.D. Ga.).

(Georgia order available. Document #95-150910-025R.)

On June 30, Georgia, Kentucky, Alabama, South Carolina, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Utah, Florida and Kansas sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the U.S. District Court for the Southern...
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