In re: Murray Energy Corporation v. EPA, et al


OPINIONS and JUDGMENT filed: All pending motion to dismiss are DENIED. Decision for publication. Damon J. Keith (DISSENTING); David W. McKeague (AUTHORING), and Richard Allen Griffin (CONCURRING IN THE JUDGMENT), Circuit Judges. [15-3751, 15-3799, 15-3817, 15-3820, 15-3822, 15-3823, 15-3831, 15-3837, 15-3839, 15-3850, 15-3853, 15-3858, 15-3885, 15-3887, 15-3948, 15-4159, 15-4162, 15-4188, 15-4211, 15-4234, 15-4305, 15-4404]

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Case: 15-3751 Document: 72-3 Filed: 02/22/2016 Page: 1 UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT Nos. 15-3751/ 3799/ 3817/ 3820/ 3822/ 3823/ 3831/ 3837/ 3839/ 3850/ 3853/ 3858/ 3885/ 3887/ 3948 / 4159/ 4162/ 4188/ 4211/ 4234/ 4305/ 4404 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). __________________________________________________________ FILED Feb 22, 2016 DEBORAH S. HUNT, Clerk MURRAY ENERGY CORPORATION (15-3751); STATE OF OHIO, et al. (15-3799); NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION (15-3817); NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL, INC. (15-3820); STATE OF OKLAHOMA (15-3822); CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, et al. (15-3823); STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA, et al. (15-3831); WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE INC., et al. (15-3837); PUGET SOUNDKEEPER ALLIANCE, et al. (15-3839); AMERICAN FARM BUREAU FEDERATION, et al. (15-3850); STATE OF TEXAS, et al. (15-3853); UTILITY WATER ACT GROUP (15-3858); SOUTHEASTERN LEGAL FOUNDATION, INC., et al. (15-3885); STATE OF GEORGIA, et al. (15-3887); ONE HUNDRED MILES, et al., (15-3948); SOUTHEAST STORMWATER ASSOCIATION, INC., et al. (15-4159); MICHIGAN FARM BUREAU (15-4162); WASHINGTON CATTLEMEN’S ASSOCIATION (15-4188); ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN RAILROADS, et al. (15-4211); TEXAS ALLIANCE FOR RESPONSIBLE GROWTH, ENVIRONMENT, AND TRANSPORTATION (15-4234); AMERICAN EXPLORATION & MINING ASSOCIATION (15-4305); ARIZONA MINING ASSOCIATION, et al. (15-4404), Petitioners, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS and UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, et al., Respondents. Before: KEITH, McKEAGUE, and GRIFFIN, Circuit Judges. JUDGMENT On Petitions for Review of Final Rule of the United States Department of Defense and United States Environmental Protection Agency. Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation, No. 135. THIS MATTER came before the court upon the petitions for review by Petitioners and Intervenors for review of the Clean Water Rule: Definition of “Waters of the United States,” 80 Fed. Reg. 37,054 (June 29, 2015). UPON FULL REVIEW of the record, the motions to dismiss, and arguments of counsel, IT IS ORDERED, for the reasons more fully set forth in the court’s opinions of even date, that all pending motions to dismiss are DENIED. ENTERED BY ORDER OF THE COURT Deborah S. Hunt, Clerk

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