Tag:Waters of the United States

Federal Judge Invalidates Controversial Trump Clean Water Act Rule

A federal judge in Arizona nullified Monday the Trump-era rule that eliminated Clean Water Act protections for a huge swath of the West.

WOTUS Odyssey, Part 2: Obama and Trump Take Different Paths, Biden Makes Third Effort

On June 7 regulatory agencies acknowledged a need to repeal NWPR to make improvements in the regulatory definition of WOTUS.

WOTUS Odyssey, Part I: Supreme Court Creates Confusion Over Waters of the U.S. Reach

The EPA and Army Corps of Engineers will soon attempt again to clarify the reach of their regulatory power over U.S. waterways.

10th Circuit Clears Path for Major Water Rule Rollback

Colorado is no longer protected from the Trump administration’s effort to constrict the reach of the nation’s principal water pollution law after the 10th...

Biden Administration Expected to Bring Change to Environmental Policy

Joe Biden's EPA will face a daunting task in restoring the nation’s system of environmental regulation and confronting a climate crisis.

The Muddy Waters of WOTUS

The legal protection of waters throughout the U.S. is a murky and seemingly ever-changing flow of rules, decisions and changes.  Since the passage of the...