EPA Releases Water Rule

The Final Rule on Waters of the U.S. was released on May 27, 2015. While the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made several changes to the proposed rule in response to public comments, the final rule still expands federal jurisdiction over more U.S. waters beyond current practice, guidance and the limitations affirmed by two Supreme CourtContinue reading “EPA Releases Water Rule”

EPA Sends Controversial Water Regulations to White House

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent to the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) its controversial regulation to redefine the extent of its authority over U.S. water bodies for final review and approval. This proposed regulation would place more water bodies under federal jurisdiction, and result in more unintentional property rights violations, moreContinue reading “EPA Sends Controversial Water Regulations to White House”