Federal judge rules new EPA water rule should be halted


EPA vows to proceed.

U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson in Fargo issued a temporary injunction requested by North Dakota and 12 other states halting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers from regulating some small streams, tributaries and wetlands under the Clean Water Act.

Erickson, was appointed by President George W. Bush in 2003.

LINK (via:U.S. New & World Report)



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