Faulting EPA’s 401 Rule, House Republicans Renew Push To Narrow CWA

September 15, 2023
House Republicans are renewing their calls to narrow states’ abilities to review federally approved projects under section 401 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) in light of EPA’s newly released 401 implementing rule that reversed Trump-era rollbacks to the water quality certification process for states. “The Clean Water Act Section 401 final rule is unfortunately just another example of the Biden Administration’s hostility towards completing infrastructure projects,” Reps. Sam Graves (R-MO), chairman of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, and...

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