It’s the latest chapter in the ongoing legal battle over the Obama administration’s Waters of the U.S. rule.
Spokesman for Attorney General Tim Fox, Eric Sell said a recent Supreme Court ruling allowing continuation of legal challenges to the WOTUS policy is a win for many western states..
“The state of Montana filed a legal challenge with 12 other states including North Dakota challenging the EPA’s authority to promulgate the Waters of the U.S. rule,” Sell said. “There were several legal challenges filed over this rule, some of them in federal district court. What the Supreme Court did on Tuesday was to decide that the proper venues to hear these legal challenges are the various district courts rather than circuit courts.”