Environmentalists Decry Biden Plan To Delay Repealing Trump WOTUS Rule

June 9, 2021
Environmental groups are decrying the Biden administration’s decision to leave the Trump-era definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) in place while EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers craft a new definition and are calling on the administration to repeal the 2020 rule as soon as possible to protect vulnerable communities. “Every day the ‘Dirty Water Rule’ stays in effect, America’s waterways remain at risk,” Jon Devine, director of federal water policy for the Natural Resources Defense Council,...

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