9 States Urge 11th Circuit To Ignore 6th Circuit And Hear Clean Water Rule Case

(May 31, 2016, 12:52 PM EDT) -- ATLANTA — Nine states on May 16 urged the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to proceed with their Clean Water Rule challenge, saying a jurisdictional ruling by the Sixth Circuit is wrong and “vulnerable” (State of Georgia, et al. v. McCarthy, et al., No. 15-14035, 11th Cir.).

(State’s brief available. Document #95-160609-003B.)

In July 2015, nine states, led by Georgia, sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Defense in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, challenging the constitutionality...
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