Regan Defends WOTUS Rulemaking During Pending Supreme Court Case

April 29, 2022
EPA Administrator Michael Regan is defending the agency’s decision to continue its rulemaking efforts to finalize a new definition of waters of the United States (WOTUS) rather than waiting for the high court to act first, telling House appropriators, “We have to walk and chew gum at the same time.” Regan’s comments April 29 respond to questions from Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID) during a hearing of the Appropriations subcommittee that oversees EPA’s budget where Regan advocated for the agency’s record-breaking...

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