The WOTUS rule finalized by President Barack Obama’s EPA continues to be tied up in federal court. Sometime this year the U.S. Supreme Court will be considering whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati erred in ruling it has jurisdiction on a multitude of legal challenges to the rule.
Ten states and a coalition of environmental groups sued the Trump administration for suspending a 2015 rule that was billed as a long-overdue update to the definition of lakes, rivers and wetlands designed to improve protection under the Clean Water Act of 1972. Read moreRead More »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has yet to decide whether to grant a request by a number of Democratic senators to extend by 90 days the public comment period on a proposed rollback of the waters of the United States. Read moreRead More »