A three-judge panel from the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a bid by several states, led by Georgia, to have their challenge to the Obama administration’s June 2015 Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule heard by the court.
For months, the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. has been unable to vote on large new loans because its board is one member short of a quorum, putting on hold $20 billion in potential aid for U.S. sales overseas.
A series of construction work-zone crashes on Massachusetts roadways—all allegedly involving drunk drivers—prodded state officials to launch a federally funded impaired-driving enforcement campaign in August through Labor Day.
The 2016 Summer Olympics boating and swimming events have put an international spotlight on what has been a long-running problem in Rio de Janeiro—untreated sewage and trash are clogging up major bays and waterways.