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EPA’s “Waters of the United States” Rule: Substance and Significance

ELR Article

Four hundred stakeholder meetings and one million comments later, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the final Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule on May 27, 2015. Response to the rule has been immediate, vocal, and...

H.R. 2599, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 594, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

The Intended Scope of Clean Water Act Jurisdiction

ELR Article

In an unnecessarily exaggerated response to U.S. Supreme Court decisions over the past decade, the agencies that implement the Clean Water Act have substantially reduced the scope of waters that are considered jurisdictional “waters of...