Regan Suggests Potential Middle-Ground WOTUS Policy For Biden EPA

February 23, 2021
Michael Regan is suggesting that, if the Senate confirms him as EPA administrator, he might consider an approach for defining Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction that takes elements of both the Obama and Trump administration’s competing policies in order to resolve legal uncertainty and address concerns from multiple stakeholders. While he did not provide details, the nominee’s general comments on how he may consider revising a “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) policy come in response to written questions from...

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