ACWA used Microsoft Word redlines to compared the 2019 Proposed Rule Redefining “Waters of the United States” to the 2020 final rule defining “Waters of the United States”, known as the Navigable Waters Protection Rule.
Discussion questions provided by EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers during state WOTUS outreach sessions.
ACWA submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding their “Proposed Rule: Definition of “Waters of the United States” – Recodification of Pre-existing Rules“, also known as “step 1” of the EPA’s 2-step process to repeal the 2015 Clean Water Rule and then set forth… Read More »
Comment letter from ACWA to EPA, developed by ACWA’s Waters of the United States Working Group, discussing state perspectives on a potential rulemaking redefining “Waters of the United States” to more closely align with the opinion of Justice Scalia in Rapanos v. United States (2006). The letter was in response to EPA’s request for comment… Read More »
A summary of proceedings pertaining to WoUS definitions.
A letter from ACWA, ECOS and ASWM to the USACE expressing disappointment in the Corps’ position on “traditional navigable waters” under the CWA
A statement released by ECOS, ACWA, and ASWM pertaining to the publication of the final Clean Water Rule,
Copy of ACWA President Martha Clark Mettler’s testimony before the House Committee on Agriculture Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee
Written testimony by ACWA President (in 2015) Martha Clark Mettler for the US House of Representatives concerning WOTUS and Rural America.
A copy of the comments submitted by Wisconsin to the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers on the Proposed Waters of the U.S. Rule.
A copy of the comments submitted by Nevada to the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers on the Proposed Waters of the U.S. Rule.
A copy of the comments submitted by Kentucky to the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers on the Proposed Waters of the U.S. Rule.