Clean Water Act Rule Is Dead – DTN Sep 13, 2019

🕔Sep 13, 2019Farm groups declared victory Thursday after the Trump administration formally ended the 2015 waters of the U.S. rule. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, along with the Army Corps of Engineers, announced […]

EPA Announces Waters of the U.S. Rule Repeal Sep 12, 2019

🕔Sep 12, 2019Today, the Environmental Protection Agency announced long-awaited plans to repeal the Obama-era Waters of the United States rule that extended federal authority and protections to streams and wetlands through the […]

WOTUS Sent Back to EPA by Texas Court – DTN May 31, 2019

🕔May 31, 2019The 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule may have suffered a final defeat, as a Texas court Tuesday granted a motion for summary judgement to the American […]

WOTUS Proposal: Lines are Drawn at EPA Public Hearing – DTN Mar 1, 2019

🕔Mar 1, 2019A clear line was drawn in the sand between those who support and those who oppose the proposed revision of the waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule, during […]

New Draft Clean Water Rule – 60-Day Public Comment Begins – DTN Feb 15, 2019

🕔Feb 15, 2019The 60-day public comment period for the newly proposed waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule launched Thursday with the EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishing the […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule: Supreme Court Asked for Input – DTN Jan 9, 2019

🕔Jan 9, 2019As the EPA starts down the path of rewriting the waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule, the federal government may be laying the legal groundwork to defend the […]

Examining New Proposal for Waters of the U.S. Rule Jan 3, 2019

🕔Jan 3, 2019Last month, on the same day that the Senate passed the Farm Bill Conference Report, and a day before the House took similar action, the Trump Administration released a new proposed waters of the […]

Waters of the U.S. Questions May Soon Have Answer – DTN Dec 28, 2018

🕔Dec 28, 2018Expected court decisions on the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule early in 2019 likely will clear up any confusion farmers, ranchers and other landowners have on […]

Clean Water Act: Dry Land Excluded if New WOTUS Rule Passes – DTN Dec 11, 2018

🕔Dec 11, 2018Dry land would no longer be subject to Clean Water Act jurisdiction and the so-called “significant nexus” test would be eliminated in a newly proposed waters of the United States, […]

Corps of Engineers Hands Off Parts of Clean Water Act to States – DTN Aug 8, 2018

🕔Aug 8, 2018The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ready to hand over Clean Water Act permitting authority on a subset of protected waters to states and tribes. For decades, farmers and […]

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