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Defining Waters of the US

On November 18, 2021, the U.S. Department of the Army and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposed rule to re-establish the pre-2015 definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS). The proposed rule and comment period have not yet been published in the Federal Register.


For more information on the proposed rulemaking, visit the EPA website at https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-and-army-take-action-provide-certainty-definition-wotus


The pre-publication version of the proposed rule can be viewed by clicking the button below.

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