U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

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Petition for rehearing and rehearing en banc denied

May 30, 2018

Click here to view the order.

U.S. Chamber urges Fourth Circuit to grant rehearing en banc in case addressing scope of the Clean Water Act’s permitting program and the so-called “hydrologic connection” or “conduit” theory

May 03, 2018

Click here to view the amicus brief filed by the U.S. Chamber, Edison Electric Institute, National Association of Clean Water Agencies, National Association of Manufacturers, National League of Cities, National Mining Association, and Utility Water Act Group.

F. William Brownell, Nash E. Long, III, Brent A. Rosser, and Elbert Lin of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP served as co-counsel for the amici.

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