US, Calif. Asked To Weigh In On ‘Navigable Waters’ Options
Law360 (June 15, 2020, 7:08 PM EDT) — A California judge wants clarification from the Trump administration and several states battling the federal government over a revision to the Clean Water Act on whether the court should be able to issue a nationwide injunction blocking the change.
Judge Richard Seeborg told the U.S. government and the coalition of states on Friday to file briefs explaining how provisions of the law that allow him to stay the effective date of the 2020 Navigable Waters Protection Rule should be weighed in determining whether a nationwide injunction is appropriate.
Judge Seeborg gave the groups until Tuesday to file their respective positions but…