EPA Vows To ‘Address Issues’ Implementing Broad 2015 WOTUS In 27 States

September 13, 2023
EPA is promising to resolve potential concerns as officials work to implement its pre-2015 “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) definition in more than two dozen states that have succeeded in blocking enforcement of the Biden administration’s 2023 rule, which includes a number of agricultural exemptions and has recently been significantly narrowed to comport with the Supreme Court’s Sackett decision. “The agencies are committed to addressing issues that may arise in implementing the pre-2015 regulatory regime, for example, through...

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