SAB Plans To Review WOTUS, Citing ‘Emerging Environmental Issues’

April 25, 2022
EPA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) has decided to review the Biden administration’s proposed definition of waters of the United States (WOTUS), though the board’s ability to shape any final rule is uncertain given the pending Supreme Court case that could limit the agency’s authority in how it determines the scope of the Clean Water Act. In an April 22 letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan, SAB cited the need to address “emerging environmental issues” such as the effects of climate...

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