Corps of Engineers Hands Off Parts of Clean Water Act to States – DTN

🕔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 […]

EPA Wants Judgement in New York Waters of the U.S. Case – DTN

🕔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 on Hold in 24 States – DTN

🕔Jun 13, 2018A federal district court in Georgia slapped a preliminary injunction on the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule on Friday, suspending the implementation of the rule in […]

WOTUS: Ag Groups Back in Court to Block EPA’s “Waters” Rule – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2018Three years after President Barack Obama’s administration finalized the waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule in 2015, agriculture groups and states find themselves in a familiar position — back […]

Perdue Hopes for Delay on Clean Water Lawsuit Against California Farmer – DTN

🕔Aug 9, 2017U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on Monday said that, in light of an effort to rewrite the waters of the United States rule, he’s hopeful the federal government can […]

WOTUS Rollback – Senators Ask EPA to Extend Comment Period – DTN

🕔Aug 8, 2017The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has yet to decide whether to grant a request by a number of Democratic senators to extend by 90 days the public comment period on […]

WOTUS: EPA Turning Back the Clock – Remember 2015? – DTN

🕔Jun 29, 2017The federal government is turning back the clock on the controversial waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule — quite literally — with a proposal announced on Tuesday to […]

Farm Policy: EPA Moves to Rescind ‘Waters of the U.S.’ Rule

🕔Jun 28, 2017Coral Davenport reported yesterday at The New York Times Online that, “The Trump administration on Tuesday took a major legal step toward repealing a bitterly contested Obama-era regulation designed to […]

Nebraska Throws Support Behind Waters of the US Rewrite – DTN

🕔Jun 20, 2017The state of Nebraska threw its support behind a rewrite of the waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule that could more narrowly define the term “navigable waters.” In […]

U.S. Supreme Court Sides with Landowners Over Corps in Clean Water Act Case

🕔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 […]

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