Congress passes laws that authorize EPA and other federal agencies to write rules and regulations that explain the critical details needed to implement environmental laws. Learn about the Clean Water Act and other laws and regulations.
The Clean Water Rule ensures that waters protected under the Clean Water Act are more precisely defined, more predictably determined, and easier for businesses and industry to understand.Learn about the Clean Water Rule.
The Army Corps of Engineers issues permits that are needed for any work, including construction and dredging, in the nation’s navigable waters. Learn about the CWA Section 404 permit program.