Critics Urge EPA To Withdraw WOTUS Rule In Wake Of Court’s Sackett Ruling

May 25, 2023
Congressional and industry critics of EPA’s rule defining “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) subject to the Clean Water Act (CWA) are urging the agency to withdraw it in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision narrowing the law’s reach over certain wetlands and likely other waters, the latest setback for what officials hoped would be a “durable” policy. In statements issued after the high court’s split May 25 ruling in Sackett v. EPA , critics noted that even though...

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