Biden Vetoes CRA Resolution To Block Revised WOTUS, Citing Rule’s Clarity

April 6, 2023
President Joe Biden is following through on his pledge to veto a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution that sought to block EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers’ rule redefining “waters of the United States” (WOTUS), saying the regulation provides clear boundaries while the resolution would create increased uncertainty. “The 2023 revised definition of ‘Waters of the United States’ carefully sets the bounds for which bodies of water are protected under the Clean Water Act [CWA]. It provides clear rules...

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