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Post-Sackett, Who Will Speak for the Clean Water Act?

Earlier this month, in Lewis v. United States the 5th Circuit issued a decision interpreting the Supreme Court’s decision in Sackett v. EPA.  The 5th Circuit decision is a model of clarity and demonstrates what I’ll call the good side of Sackett.  And clarity is definitely the right word here.  One might say clarity is the holy grail that critics of EPA’s and the Corps’ efforts to interpret WOTUS have focused on.… More