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Federal Judge Blocks Obama Administration Wetlands, Waters Rule
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas ruled on May 28, 2019 that the Obama administration erred when it crafted the Waters of the U.S. ("WOTUS") regulation
United States
13 Jun 2019
New Rules On Lead Drinking Water Standards Delayed
The US EPA announced on February 25, that new drinking water regulations aimed at eliminating lead in water supplies have been returned to the US EPA's staffers for revision.
United States
8 Mar 2019
Public Hearing Scheduled For Trump's Water Rule Proposal
The U.S. EPA announced on February 6 plans to hold public hearings in Kansas City on February 27 and 28 to discuss the Trump administration's attempt to clarify ...
United States
19 Feb 2019
Congress Approves America's Drinking Water Infrastructure Act
On September 13, 2018 the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved the America's Water Infrastructure Act.
United States
12 Oct 2018
TVA Appeals U.S. District Court Order For Removal Of Coal Ash
The TVA has asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to review an August 4 Order by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee to dig up and remove coal ash...
United States
18 Oct 2017
New EPA Water Infrastructure Finance Website Open
On July 26, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opened a web based portal to assist municipalities, counties and communities in identifying grant, loan and other financial sources for infrastructure.
United States
16 Aug 2017
High Court Rules In Favor Of Landowners, Over Army Corps Of Engineers Objections, On Designating Waters Of The United States
In an 8-0 decision, the United States Supreme Court held that designating a property as a Water of the United States was a final agency action.
United States
6 Jun 2016
EPA Increases Oversight Of Drinking Water Program
The U.S. EPA has announced its intention to increase oversight of state drinking water programs in light of the crisis occurring in Flint, Michigan.
United States
30 Mar 2016
Stakeholders Assert The New Waters Of The United States Rule Overreaches To Regulate Western Water Supply Ditches
Regulated parties and stakeholders assert that the rule's definition of "tributary" is broad enough to encompass Western water supply and irrigation ditches.
United States
11 Feb 2016
Wetlands, Finality Of Jurisdictional Determinations
On December 11, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review whether a Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdictional determination issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
United States
8 Jan 2016
Implementation Of Clean Water Jurisdictional Rule May Fall To States
As previously reported in SGR's environmental and sustainability newsletter, the U.S. EPA and the U.S. Corps of Engineers jointly published a final clean water rule on June 29, 2015...
United States
21 Jul 2015
EPA Developing Best Management Practices To Report Industrial Chemical Discharges
Plans to develop best management practices for Clean Water Act permit writers and pretreatment coordinators are underway as The Environmental Protection Agency responds to a September 2014 report...
United States
16 Jun 2015
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