Final CWA jurisdiction rule repeal lands at OMB

July 15, 2019
EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers have sent for White House review their joint final rule to repeal the Obama administration’s standard for determining the reach of the Clean Water Act (CWA), a move that will at least temporarily end the nationwide “patchwork” of CWA policies but will also set off a new barrage of litigation over its legality. The White House Office of Management & Budget (OMB) received the repeal on July 12, marking the start of a...

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