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EPA Rolls Back Proposed “Waters of the United States” Definition

Last Thursday the EPA and Department of the Army announced that the agencies are repealing a 2015 rule that had proposed to expand the definition of “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act. Despite claims from some activists that “the sky is falling” with this change in environmental regulation, the real impact will be little more than the acorn that fell on Chicken Little’s head, because the agencies are at the same time recodifying the longstanding and accepted regulatory defin...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Environmental, United States, Army, Epa, Clean Water Act, Federal, Antonin Scalia, Cuyahoga River, Rapanos, Department of the Army, Navigable Water, Non-tidal Wetland, waters of the United States



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