EPA Sends Revised WOTUS Rule To OMB, Teeing Up Debate On New Test

July 18, 2023
EPA has sent a new final definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), setting the stage for what is likely to be a barrage of meetings where stakeholders on all sides will lay out their arguments for how the Supreme Court’s landmark Sackett v. EPA decision should affect the rule. According to OMB’s website, it received the final WOTUS rule from EPA on July 17. The agency has...

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