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Petition of the day

The petition of the day is:


Issue: Whether, under Section 404(c) of the Clean Water Act, which gives the Environmental Protection Agency authority to “prohibit the specification (including the withdrawal of specification) of any defined area as a disposal site” for dredged or fill material before the Army Corps of Engineers has issued a permit to discharge that material, the EPA has the uncabined authority to withdraw disposal site specifications years after the Corps has issued a permit, thereby effectively nullifying a permit properly issued by the Corps.

Recommended Citation: Mary Pat Dwyer, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Mar. 21, 2014, 10:21 PM),