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EPA Advisors Seek Regional Flexibility Under Pending CWA Jurisdiction Rule

June 05, 2019
EPA’s local government advisors are calling for a “shared governance” approach under the agency’s pending Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule, seeking an overarching policy with regional flexibility for some states and other entities to make jurisdiction findings, rather than requiring states to approve laws to fill any policy gaps the rule might create. The Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) detailed its recommendations in a comment letter to EPA that the agency posted online June 4, as it continues to...


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