Construction Association And Coalition Of Employer Groups Files Suit To Block Biden Administration’s Unlawful New Waters Of The U.S. Rule


The Associated General Contractors of America joined with a range of employer groups representing a broad cross-section of the economy in filing a lawsuit yesterday to block the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers’ Waters of the U.S. rule. The organizations noted that the new measure violates the Clean Water Act, the Administrative Procedures Act and the U.S. Constitution’s Due Process and Commerce Clauses.

Just because a piece of land occasionally gets wet doesn’t make it a navigable waterway,” said Stephen E. Sandherr, the association’s chief executive officer. “Try as it might, the administration cannot redefine the reality of existing law or constitutional limits on executive power.”

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