WOTUS milestone – final rule published, effective June 22

April 23, 2020

The final Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule was formally published in the Federal Register on April 21, almost three months after it was submitted for publication. The rule will take effect on June 22. …

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The 2015 WOTUS Rule is Formally Withdrawn

September 19, 2019

Slow but Steady Wins the Race The process, set in motion at the start of the Trump Administration, to repeal the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, took a large step forward last …

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UEP Applauds WOTUS Rule

September 12, 2019

M E D I A   S T A T E M E N T            Atlanta, Georgia, September 12, 2019: Chad Gregory, president and CEO of United Egg Producers, issued the following statement in response to …

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Keeping Track of All the “WOTUS” Rules – A Primer

July 25, 2019

On July 12, the U.S. EPA took the next formal step to finalize a “rulemaking” that would finally repeal the Obama-era 2015 rule defining what are Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) under the Clean Water …

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Proposed WOTUS Rule Clarifies Water Categories

January 24, 2019

On December 11, 2018, the U.S. EPA transmitted its proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule for publication in the Federal Register.  This new rule, once finalized, would supersede the previous version issued in 2015 …

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