EPA Poised To Promulgate WOTUS Rule As Hill, Legal Scrutiny Ramp Up

January 17, 2023
The Biden administration is poised to formally promulgate its controversial rule defining regulated “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act (CWA), a move that will ramp up legal and congressional scrutiny as critics charge the measure exacerbates legal uncertainties -- especially as the high court weighs a pending case on when wetlands are jurisdictional. According to the Federal Register , EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers will publish the final rule Jan. 18, starting...

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