Clean Water Rule Appeal Stayed By 11th Circuit As ‘Duplicative Litigation’

(August 18, 2016, 12:52 PM EDT) -- ATLANTA — Saying it is a case of “duplicative litigation,” the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 16 stayed an appeal by 10 states of the Clean Water Rule pending a decision by the Sixth Circuit on the merits of an identical challenge (State of Georgia, et al. v. Regina McCarthy, et al., No. 15-14035-EE, 11th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 15142).

(Opinion available. Document #95-160908-004Z.)

Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Kansas, Kentucky, Kansas, South Carolina, Utah, Wisconsin, North Carolina and Indiana sued the U.S. Environmental...
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