Supreme Court to Hear SF Challenge to EPA’s ‘Vague’ Water Rules

That one of the country’s most progressive cities seeks to leverage the court’s much-chronicled EPA skepticism is of particular concern to Bay Area environmental groups.

“San Francisco has given the activist supermajority on the Supreme Court the chance to further weaken the Clean Water Act,” wrote Eric Buescher, managing attorney for San Francisco Baykeeper, an environmental watchdog, following the release of the Supreme Court’s decision.

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