A chart of EPA’s budget including the FY 2019 omnibus bill
This Excel chart compares the Trump Administration’s proposed rule “Redefinition of Waters of the United States”, the 2015 Obama Administration rule defining Waters of the United States, and the regulatory definitions which existed before that. The chart provides brief information on how each defined various features/bodies of water, and where in the proposed redefinition of… Read More »
This document compiles questions asked by EPA in the proposed rule redefining Waters of the United States. In the proposed rule, EPA poses the questions after each section which discusses various definitions, terms, concepts, etc. The purpose of this document is to provide an easy-to-reference list of those questions for ACWA members and their states… Read More »
The following memorandum provides a brief overview of key elements within the proposed rulemaking, Revised Definition of “Waters of the United States”. The summary is based on the pre-publication version of the proposed rule. This summary is meant to assist ACWA’s Membership in their review of the proposed rule as they prepare comments and provide… Read More »
President’s Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request Funding Chart
A brief, two page summary of the draft final report produced by the Assumable Waters Subcommittee convened under the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT). Although the summary was prepared prior to the release of the official final subcommittee report, summarizing the “draft” version, it still accurately characterizes conclusions in the final… Read More »
A brief description of the Court’s ruling on the Water Transfers Rule.
A summary of Duarte Nursery, Inc. v. United States Army Corps of Engineers, 2016 U.S. Dist.
The US District Court for the Southern District of WV held that WV’s failure to develop a TMDL for state waters with high conductivity requires EPA to either approve or disapprove WVDEP’s apparent intention to not develop conductivity TMDLs.
A summary of proceedings pertaining to WoUS definitions.