EPA Clarifies Intent to Repeal 2015 WOTUS

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On June 29, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking to the July 2017 proposed action to repeal the 2015 definition of waters of the United States (WOTUS). In this supplemental notice, the EPA and Army seek to clarify that they are proposing to permanently repeal the 2015 Rule in its entirety.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt stated “We are making it clear that we are proposing to permanently and completely repeal the 2015 WOTUS rule and keep the pre-2015 regulatory framework in place as we work on a new, improved WOTUS definition.” Read more. (Login required)

Posted by Karen Woodie at 07/02/2018 02:59:41 PM |