Environmental Law & Policy Alert – Update from Somach, Simmons & Dunn

February 28, 2023
Ninth Circuit Revives Clean Water Act Rule from the Trump Administration Era  

On February 21, 2023, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Ninth Circuit) issued its decision in American Rivers v. American Petroleum Institute, Case No. 21-16958, reversing the federal district court’s order that vacated a Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 401 Certification Rule after the district court had granted a voluntary remand of the rule requested by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) … Read More Written by Krisha Yadav-Ranjan
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