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.
Published by ARA The Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Army, and Army Corps of Engineers have proposed to rescind the Clean Water Rule and re-codify the regulatory text that existed prior to 2015 defining “waters of the United States.” This action would, when finalized, provide certainty in the interim,[…]Read More »
California wheat farmer John Duarte has agreed to pay $330,000 in fines and to undertake mitigation on his farm for alleged Clean Water Act violations, according to a consent decree filed in a federal court in California on Tuesday. Read moreRead More »