In an attempt to rewrite the definition of waters of the United States, two federal agencies are asking for input from governors in all 50 states and five territories, according to a news release from the EPA.
In June, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) announced their intention to repeal the so-called Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. Upon the announcement by EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) president, Richard Thorpe, commented. Read moreRead More »
EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers are asking state governors to weigh in on how the federal agencies should define the scope of the Clean Water Act (CWA) consistent with Justice Antonin Scalia’s opinion in the 2006 case Rapanos v. United States, citing the Trump administration’s driving principle of[…]Read More »