• U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Administration on WOTUS

    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.

  • Federal Judge Postpones DC Wipes Law

    Jan. 5, 2018 — On Dec. 22, a federal judge blocked the District of Columbia's flushable wipes law until the city issues a labeling rule. The nation's first-ever flushable wipes law was set to take effect in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 1, 2018.

  • EPA Announces Proposed Rule to Repeal WOTUS

    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.