The Fight Over the ‘Waters of the U.S.’ Rule: What You Need to Know

On Wednesday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers released a proposal to rollback the Waters of the U.S. rule, or WOTUS. Finalized by the Obama administration in 2015, the rule tackled a long-standing ambiguity in the original Clean Water Act — where state, local, or private oversight of a wetland or small waterway ends and federal jurisdiction begins.

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The Fight Over the ‘Waters of the U.S.’ Rule: What You Need to Know

On Wednesday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers released a proposal to rollback the Waters of the U.S. rule, or WOTUS. Finalized by the Obama administration in 2015, the rule tackled a long-standing ambiguity in the original Clean Water Act — where state, local, or private oversight of a wetland or small waterway ends and federal jurisdiction begins.

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