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State of Ohio v. U.S. Army Corps of Eng'rs, No. 15-3799 (6th Cir. 2018)Annotate this Case
This opinion or order relates to an opinion or order originally issued on October 9, 2015.
NOT RECOMMENDED FOR PUBLICATION File Name: 18a0100n.06 Case Nos. 15-3751, et al. UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT FILED In re: UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AND UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY FINAL RULE: CLEAN WATER RULE: DEFINITION OF “WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES,” 80 Fed. Reg. 37,054 (June 29, 2015), MURRAY ENERGY CORPORATION, et al., Petitioners, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS; and UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, et al., Respondents. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Feb 28, 2018 DEBORAH S. HUNT, Clerk ORDER OF DISMISSAL BEFORE: KEITH, McKEAGUE and GRIFFIN, Circuit Judges. These consolidated actions challenging the validity of the “Clean Water Rule,” 80 Fed. Reg. 37,054 (June 29, 2015), having been transferred to this court by the Judicial Panel on MultiDistrict Litigation; and Case No. 15-3751, et al. In re: Dep’t of Defense and EPA Clean Water Rule This court having issued its jurisdictional ruling on February 22, 2016, holding that plaintiffs’ challenges are subject to direct review in this court, 817 F.3d 261; and The Supreme Court having granted certiorari and having on January 22, 2018, reversed the majority jurisdictional ruling and remanded the matter to this court with instructions to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction, Nat’l Ass’n of Mfrs. v. Dep’t of Defense, 138 S. Ct. 617 (2018); and The Supreme Court having issued its final judgment on February 23, 2018; now therefore, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that this court’s order of stay dated October 9, 2015, staying the Clean Water Rule nationwide, see 803 F.3d 804, is VACATED; and IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that all petitioners’ challenges to the Clean Water Rule consolidated in this action are hereby DISMISSED for lack of jurisdiction. ENTERED BY ORDER OF THE COURT ____________________________________ Deborah S. Hunt, Clerk -2-