#CleanWaterRules: 22 states ask Supreme Court to review EPA runoff regs — Ag Professional

From AgProfessional.com (Ben Potter):

Are the embattled “Waters of the U.S.” regulations in violation of the Tenth Amendment? A group of 22 State Attorneys General have petitioned the Supreme Court, asking for a review of a lower court’s decision that lets the EPA trump state rights to regulate runoff from farmland and other sources.

These states argue that WOTUS amounts to micromanaging nutrient and sediment runoff, and that the EPA “unilaterally granted itself the power to make thousands of land-use decisions that have traditionally been, and should remain, State decisions.”


The brief was filed in American Farm Bureau Federation, et al., v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al. States joining the brief include Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming.


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