Court halts WOTUS enforcement in Iowa

Court halts WOTUS enforcement in Iowa
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds

After a request by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, a federal court in North Dakota last week halted the enforcement of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule in Iowa.

“I am pleased the court granted my request to halt the WOTUS rule in Iowa,” Gov. Reynolds said in a news release. “Now, Iowa farmers and small business owners will not be burdened by this federal overreach while we continue fighting to permanently end the WOTUS rule.”

The North Dakota federal court ordered the preliminary injunction in a lawsuit brought in 2015 by Iowa...

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