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Supreme Court reinstates Trump-era water rule

Reporting for the Associated Press,

In a 5-4 decision, the Court overturned a lower court’s decision to throw out the rule. Chief Justice John Roberts joined the Court’s three more liberal justices in dissenting. Three of the justices voting to overturn the lower court’s decision are Trump appointees, and the majority justices did not explain their decision.

The decision has no effect on the Biden administration’s plans to rewrite the rule.

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