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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

EPA Wants Judgement in New York Waters of the U.S. Case – DTN Jul 5, 2018

🕔Jul 5, 2018The EPA is expected to ask a federal judge in New York to rule in its favor on a lawsuit challenging the delay of the 2015 waters of the United […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule: Public Comment Period Extended – DTN Aug 18, 2017

🕔Aug 18, 2017The federal government has extended the public comment period on a waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule that would revert the definition of navigable waters to the pre-2015 […]

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear WOTUS Case – DTN Jan 16, 2017

🕔Jan 16, 2017The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a legal challenge as to whether an appeals court in Cincinnati is the proper venue for a number of lawsuits filed on the waters […]

WOTUS: Same Subject; Different President – DTN Nov 22, 2016

🕔Nov 22, 2016Iowa’s congressional delegation already is asking President-elect Donald Trump to eliminate the waters of the United States rule, which is now tied up in federal court.    A number of […]

U.S. Supreme Court Sides with Landowners Over Corps in Clean Water Act Case May 31, 2016

🕔May 31, 2016Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes Co., No. 15-290, 578 U.S. The United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled today (May 31,2016) that an approved jurisdictional determination from the U.S. Army […]

WOTUS Appeal Only Gets 3-Judge Hearing – DTN Apr 22, 2016

🕔Apr 22, 2016There will be no hearing of the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on the waters of the United States rule as a result of an order […]

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