Navigable Waters Protection Rule Changes Again

A federal judge struck down the Navigable Waters Protection Rule (NWPR). The order from the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona brings a swift end to the regulation, which was modified under the Trump administration. Trump’s EPA reversed the changes made by the previous administration, removing permit requirements for things like man-made channels, groundwater and stream beds that…

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House Demands EPA Stop Waters Rule

H.R.5078, the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act, passed Sept. 9 by a vote of 262 yeas to 152 nays, with more than 30 Democrats supporting the bill. The bill would force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw the proposed rule expanding jurisdiction over Waters of the United States, and require…

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Congressional Action Needed for Proper Water Safeguards

Rep. Steve Southerland (R-Fla.) has introduced Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act (H.R. 5078). This bipartisan legislation establishes safeguards that preserve important federal-state partnerships in protecting our nation’s waterways.

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NSSGA Seeks Changes in EPA Rule

By Mark S. Kuhar The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) staff met with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) April 7 on their recently proposed Clean Water Act Jurisdictional Rule, which, if enacted as-is, would allow the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to regulate geographically isolated water bodies and wetlands.

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NSSGA Seeks Changes in EPA Rule

NSSGA staff met with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) April 7 on their recently proposed Clean Water Act Jurisdictional Rule, which, if enacted as-is, would allow the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to regulate geographically isolated water bodies and wetlands.

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