WOTUS Delayed Nationally
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Oct 9, 2015 12:02 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The waters of the United States rule will be put on hold nationally after the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday it must first resolve pending legal questions, including whether the court has jurisdiction to hear multiple lawsuits against the federal government on the rule.

In a 2-1 ruling, the three-judge panel determined the court has no other choice but to issue a stay, as the court raised questions about the scientific justification for how key parts of the rule were created.

Some 30 states have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. ...

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