Waters of the United States
EPA and Army Announce Public Meeting Schedule, Solicit Pre-Proposal Recommendations on “Waters of the United States”
EPA and Army are announcing a series of engagement opportunities on defining “waters of the United States”, including an opportunity for stakeholders and the public to provide written recommendations; a series of public meetings in August; and a plan for regionally-focused and inclusive roundtables during the fall and winter.
EPA and Army Announce Intent to Initiate Rulemaking Process to Replace the Navigable Waters Protection Rule
EPA and the Department of the Army are intending to initiate a new rulemaking process that restores the protections in place prior to the 2015 WOTUS implementation and develops a new rule to establish a durable definition of "waters of the United States." Further details of the agencies’ plans is provided here.