Trump’s WOTUS Repeal And Replace Effort Unlikely To End CWA Debate

September 12, 2019
BOSTON -- The Trump administration’s efforts to repeal and replace the 2015 Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule with a narrower policy is unlikely to end the nearly 20-year debate over the scope of the act and will spur fresh litigation unless Congress steps in to clarify the limits of the law, says a former EPA water office chief. The fights over the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) will continue until Congress acts to say that "not...

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