WOTUS Rule Blocked in 24 States

The Biden administration’s “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule was dealt a blow this week when a federal judge temporarily blocked the rule in 24 states, including Ohio. In his order, the judge said the U.S. EPA exceeded its statutory authority.

A forthcoming U.S. Supreme Court decision will determine whether this week’s preliminary injunction converts to a permanent injunction, as reported by OMA Connections Partner Vorys. 4/14/2023