EPA Water Chief Sees ‘Huge’ Challenge Developing ‘Durable’ WOTUS Policy

September 13, 2021
EPA water chief Radhika Fox is acknowledging there are “huge” challenges in reaching the Biden administration’s goal of crafting a “durable” definition of waters of the United States (WOTUS) to ensure watershed protection but says it is possible if stakeholders are willing “to get uncomfortable to find that common ground.” Fox’s comments came during a roundtable discussion at the virtual fall meeting of the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) last week where state regulators and former EPA officials weighed...

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