Waters Advocacy Coalition cautions Corps against broadening jurisdiction with OHWM

The Waters Advocacy Coalition, comprised of 45 organizations from a broad cross-section of the economy, submitted the following comments addressing the Interim Draft of the National Ordinary High Water Mark Field Delineation Manual for Rivers and Streams to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on November 30. “Despite the Corps’ characterizations of the Draft Manual, the […]

Waters Advocacy Coalition Applauds New Clean Water Rule

WASHINGTON – January 23, 2020 – The Waters Advocacy Coalition, a broad cross-section of small businesses, farmers, ranchers and builders, today applauds the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps of Engineers) for replacing the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) regulation with a new Clean Water rule […]

THE MERCATUS CENTER: Public Interest Comment: Definition of “Waters of the United States” Under the Clean Water Act

By Ryan Yonk, Ken Sim, and Josh DeFriez The Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers have proposed a rule changing the definition of “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act (CWA). Under current law, whether or not a water body qualifies as “waters of the United States” is determined case-by-case. […]