Biden Administration Might Spur Bid For Statutory Change To CWA’s Scope

October 23, 2020
If Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden defeats President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election, supporters of stronger Clean Water Act (CWA) protections may ask Congress to revise the law to clarify its scope, although experts say the success of such an effort will depend on whether Democrats win a clear majority in the House and Senate. A Biden administration would likely move to quickly repeal the Trump administration’s waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, which narrowed the scope...

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