Biden EPA Might Be Unable To Find ‘Middle Ground’ On WOTUS Policy

May 3, 2021
Despite recent pledges from EPA Administrator Michael Regan that the agency plans to seek stakeholder input in crafting a balanced definition of waters of the United States (WOTUS), former agency water officials say it will be nearly impossible to craft a “middle ground” policy due to the entrenched positions of key stakeholders. “I’m not sure there is a middle ground,” Ken Kopocis, who was the de facto EPA water chief at the end of the Obama administration and is...

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