Chamber of Commerce, et al. v. EPA (WOTUS Rule - CA6)

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

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Procedural History

U.S. Chamber petition for review filed 7/29/2015. Transferred to the Sixth Circuit. 

U.S. Chamber motion to dismiss filed 10/2/2015. Order of stay issued 10/9/2015. 

Cause for motion to dismiss argued 12/8/2015.

Opinion issued 2/22/2016, holding that jurisdiction lies with Sixth Circuit. All pending motions to dismiss are denied. 

U.S. Chamber petition for rehearing en banc filed 3/23/2016. Denied 4/21/2016.

U.S. Chamber opening brief on the merits filed 11/1/2016.

Order issued 1/25/2017 granting the motion to hold the briefing in abeyance pending the Supreme Court's decision in National Association of Manufacturers v. Department of Defense.

Executive order signed 2/28/2017 instructing the EPA to consider the rule.