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South Carolina Court Decision Makes The WOTUS Rule Effective In 26 States
Last Thursday, in South Carolina Coastal Conservation League v. Pruitt, South Carolina Federal District Court Judge Norton issued an order which made the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule
United States
28 Aug 2018
Suit Against EPA Claims CWA Violations For Approving Virginia's Water Quality Assessment Integrated Report
Yesterday a group of organizations with ties to the Shenandoah River sued the EPA claiming that EPA violated the Clean Water Act (CWA) by approving Virginia's 2014 305(b)/303(d) Water Quality...
United States
13 Jun 2017
EPA Sets Out Plans For WOTUS Replacement
As previously reported, President Trump has issued an Executive Order calling on EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to formally review the "Clean Water Rule" also known as the Water of the United States (WOTUS) Rulemaking.
United States
27 Apr 2017
Trump Issues Executive Order Compelling EPA And The U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers To Formally Review WOTUS
In a brief ceremony yesterday, President Trump signed an Executive Order requiring EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to review the final "Clean Water Rule,"...
United States
10 Mar 2017
4th Circuit Clarifies Application Of Clean Water Act Permit Shield, Requires Strict Permit Compliance
The Circuit Court held that Fola was not entitled to the protections of the permit shield because the company did not comply with the conditions of its permit...
United States
18 Jan 2017
U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Releases First Ever Proposed Rule Governing Use Of Its Reservoirs For Water Supply
This is an important regulatory development coming from the Corps in the evolving role of the federal government in water supply management.
United States
5 Jan 2017
EPA Foregoes ESA Consultation On Final Cadmium Water Criteria, Says Consultation More Appropriate During State Adoption
In its response to comments calling for a Section 7 consultation under the Endangered Species Act ("ESA") for its recently revised Cadmium Water Criteria, EPA determined that the appropriate time for ESA consultation...
United States
12 Apr 2016
EPA Revises Rule Governing State Water Quality Standards Review And Approval Process
On August 21, 2015, EPA issued a final rule revising its regulations governing the development, review and approval of state water quality standards ("WQS") (40 CFR Part 131).
United States
15 Sep 2015
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