Greenwire – CLEAN WATER RULE: EPA to use 2 rulemakings to repeal and replace WOTUS

AN E&E NEWS PUBLICATION CLEAN WATER RULE EPA to use 2 rulemakings to repeal and replace WOTUS Ariel Wittenberg, E&E News reporter Published: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 U.S. EPA reportedly plans to replace the Clean Water Rule with two separate rulemakings, one to repeal the regulation and another to set a new standard. Photo by […]

Politico: Supreme Court denies Trump bid to stall WOTUS case

By Annie Snider | 04/03/2017 10:14 AM EDT The Supreme Court has denied the Trump administration’s request to stall the ongoing litigation over the Waters of the U.S. rule, potentially complicating the new administration’s efforts to rewrite the contentious regulation. In a customarily short order, the high court today refused to put on hold a […]

Greenwire – CLEAN WATER RULE: Supreme Court to hear WOTUS litigation

AN E&E NEWS PUBLICATION CLEAN WATER RULE Supreme Court to hear WOTUS litigation Amanda Reilly, E&E News reporter Published: April 3, 2017 at 9:35 AM In a rebuke to the Trump administration, the Supreme Court today decided to continue hearing litigation over the Obama administration’s Clean Water Rule. The high court rejected the Justice Department’s […]

New Executive Order Redirects “Waters of the United States”

New Executive Order Redirects “Waters of the United States” Wendy L. Manley Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP Whatever you think “Waters of the US” might currently mean under Clean Water Act, expect it to change again.  On February 28, 2017, President Trump issued an Executive Order directing the EPA & Corps of Engineers to review […]