A coalition of 15 agriculture groups, including the American Farm Bureau Federation, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and National Corn Growers Association, has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in North Dakota. A preliminary injunction was approved three years ago in North Dakota, preventing implementation of the Waters of the United States rule in 13 states. The farm groups have joined with the states with hopes the court will schedule oral arguments quickly and nullify the WOTUS rule.
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