Trump rolled back this environmental rule. California may replace it with a stronger one

Trump rolled back this environmental rule. California may replace it with a stronger one BY RYAN SABALOW AND DALE KASLER rsabalow@sacbee.com JULY 28, 2017 1:45 PM President Donald Trump’s administration gave California land developers and farmers a reason to cheer when the White House last month rolled back controversial regulations for wetlands imposed during the […]

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 […]

Notice of Opportunity to Comment and of Public Hearing on Reissuances of Statewide General National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit

This is a message from the State Water Resources Control Board Click here to view the Notice of Opportunity to Comment and Notice of Public Hearing on the Reissuance of Statewide General National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit for Biological and Residual Pesticide Discharges to Waters of the United States from Aquatic Animal Invasive Species Control […]

Environmental Protection Agency Issues Response to WOTUS Rule Injunction

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the following response to last week’s injunction of the WOTUS Rule in 13 states: CWR LITIGATION STATEMENT The Clean Water Rule is fundamental to protecting and restoring the nation’s water resources that are vital for our health, environment, and economy. EPA and the Department of the Army have been […]