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SCOTUS: WOTUS Challenges will be Heard in District Courts

In a unanimous decision issued on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that challenges to the 2015 Clean Water Act Waters of the United States rule should have been brought in district courts, not courts of appeals. This result was widely expected and predicted, though most were expecting a 6-3 or 7-2 decision, not a unanimous decision.

 

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