Biden Administration Sends New WOTUS Proposal For OMB Review

October 13, 2021
EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers sent their draft proposal for a new definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS), to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for pre-publication review on Oct. 12, according to OMB’s website. The agencies’ latest step toward a new test for which waterbodies and wetlands are subject to Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction comes after EPA Administrator Michael Regan told state agriculture officials last month that the Biden administration hoped...

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