Jan. 26, 2018 — On Jan. 22, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that lawsuits relating to the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule must start at the lowest level of the federal court system — federal district courts. The administration had argued that those cases should be heard in federal appeals courts.
This Week in Washington
Dec. 22, 2017 — On Dec. 18, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt signed the final rulemaking for Public Notification Requirements for combined sewer overflows (CSOs) to the Great Lakes Basin.
Today, the U.S., EPA, the U.S. Department of the Army and the Army Corps of Engineers announced a proposed rule to rescind the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, which was developed to protect America's smaller streams and wetlands.