Biden EPA Might Move Quickly On CWA Section 401, Groundwater Policies

January 4, 2021
In contrast to the legal and policy quagmire of trying to define the scope of the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Biden administration is likely to face fewer obstacles to reversing other Trump EPA water policy decisions and might move quickly on issues including groundwater regulation and CWA section 401 water quality certifications, sources say. The incoming administration could pursue swift action even though at least one of the affected policies is part of pending litigation, former EPA and Justice...

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