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Engineers and Wetland Scientists Face Challenges with Regulatory Changes to the Clean Water Act

Technology to play a key role in solutions By Lee Lance and Jeremy Schewe This year's changes to the Clean Water Act have made the already-challenging...

EPA Seeks Input on Proposals to Establish a Clear and Stable Regulatory Framework for...

WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced two proposed regulations – one that applies to the management of coal combustion residuals (CCR) from...

U.S. Supreme Court clarifies dispute over Clean Water Act jurisdiction

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Jan. 22 hailed a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision clarifying the proper jurisdiction for federal Clean Water Act (CWA) disputes. The Court had been asked to decide whether complaints arising under the CWA should be heard by federal district or appellate courts.

ARTBA: Trump executive order on WOTUS rule beneficial to transportation permitting process

President Trump’s Feb. 28 executive order directing the withdrawal of the controversial “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule removes an unnecessary obstacle that would have delayed transportation improvement projects, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says.

Sierra Club: Trump executive order guts rule protecting clean water

According to the Sierra Club, President Trump’s executive order to undo the scientifically based Clean Water Rule and create a lengthy process will continue the confusion in what waters are protected by the Clean Water Act.

USACE revises and renews nationwide permits

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) revised and renewed nationwide permits (NWPs) necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. The new NWPs will take effect March 19, 2017, and replace the existing permits, which expire on March 18, 2017.
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