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WOTUS lawsuits start long, muddy legal battle Pamela King – E&E News – October 24, 2019 Get ready for a surge of lawsuits over the Trump administration’s decision to walk back Obama-era protections for wetlands and streams. Opponents to the administration’s … Continue reading

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Repealing the Clean Water Rule is not about protecting farmers By Mark Ryan and Betsy Southerland – The Hill – September 20, 209 Last week, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed a rule repealing the 2015 Clean Water Rule. That Obama-era … Continue reading

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Fifteen AGs slam Trump move to limit federal authority under Clean Water Act By Steven Mufson – The Washington Post – April 16, 2019 Attorneys general from 14 states and the District of Columbia on Tuesday vehemently opposed the Trump … Continue reading

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WOTUS Revised: Proposed Federal Rule Retracts the Reach of the Clean Water Act By Wendy Manley – Forest Network – December 19, 2018 The controversial definition of “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS), which establishes the reach of federal jurisdiction … Continue reading

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The Clean Water Act Blog: January 22, 2018 By Mark Ryan – Ryan & Kuehler PLLC – January 22, 2018 In a 9-0 ruling, the Supreme Court today reversed the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in the WOTUS litigation, holding … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie, Executive Director, ASWM [PRINT THIS BLOG POST] The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Army (Army) are proposing a rule to rescind the 2015 Clean Water Rule (identifying waters subject to Clean Water Act Jurisdiction) … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Water: Trump Orders a Review of Obama-Era WOTUS Rule By Judith Lewis Mernit – Laws and Nature – March 1,, 2017 As Molly reported on Sunday, “regulatory certainty” is the top priority at the U.S. Environmental Protection … Continue reading

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