|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|17-418||2d Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2017|
Issues: (1) Whether the Environmental Protection Agency's Water Transfers Rule conflicts with the plain meaning of the Clear Water Act by concluding that a water transfer's introduction of pollutants to a navigable water body is not an “addition of any pollutant to navigable waters” within the meaning of the Act; and (2) whether the EPA may justify the Water Transfers Rule on the basis of perceived costs and benefits caused by the Act's permitting process, when it expressly declined to conduct any actual assessment of the costs or benefits of permitting.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Jul 06 2017||Application (17A65) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 17, 2017 to September 15, 2017, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.|
|Jul 14 2017||Application (17A65) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until September 15, 2017.|
|Sep 15 2017||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 19, 2017)|
|Oct 12 2017||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including November 20, 2017.|
|Nov 09 2017||Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including January 19, 2018, for all respondents.|
|Jan 19 2018||Brief of Federal Respondents in opposition filed. VIDED.|
|Jan 19 2018||Brief of respondent City of New York in opposition filed.|
|Jan 19 2018||Brief of Intervenor-Respondents Western States and Western Water Providers in opposition filed. VIDED.|
|Feb 02 2018||Reply of petitioners New York, et al. filed.|
|Feb 07 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/23/2018.|
|Feb 26 2018||Petition DENIED.|
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