EPA Quietly Decides To Give JD Coordination Updates Amid WOTUS Concern

April 26, 2024
EPA has quietly decided to provide public updates on its coordination process with the Army Corps of Engineers regarding jurisdictional determinations (JD) for when waterbodies are considered “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Sackett ruling, aiming to bolster transparency amid industry concerns. The new approach also appears aimed at providing guidance as the agencies implement two different regulatory regimes in states due to court stays of the Biden administration’s WOTUS definition. EPA...

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