A coalition of 21 attorneys general has filed suit in federal district court to block the Trump administration’s efforts to rein in state delays of energy infrastructure through their water quality reviews under the federal Clean Water Act. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Contending states have abused water quality authority under the CWA to block projects, the Trump administration in June advanced a final Environmental Protection Agency rule that would limit the timing and scope of state reviews. But the AGs contended in their July 21 suit that the final rule upends 50 years of cooperative federalism by arbitrarily re-writing EPA’s existing water quality regulations to unlawfully curtail state authority under the act. The suit was filed in the US District Court […]