The moment we've all been waiting for has arrived. The Roberts Court, with freshly added Justice Alito, will hear two cases this week on the Clean Water Act. The two new justices will have their first chance to grapple with the Constitution's Commerce Clause, upon which much federal environmental law rests, from the highest bench in the land. I'm no lawyer, so I can't really write anything about the intricacies of the Commerce Clause. The Center for American Progress did host three constitutional lawyers last year, and their remarks might be helpful. One was Doug Kendall, who is representing state …
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