The following analyses highlight and summarize actions taken over the past week. Of particular interest is the release of the EPA’s definition of “waters of the United States” or WOTUS in concert with the Army Corps of Engineers. The two circuit court decisions and the EPA proposed interim decisions for pesticides all concern the required Endangered Species Act consultations for pesticide.
Waters of the United States
- The EPA and Army Corps of Engineers have finally released the agencies’ revised definition of “waters of the United States,” the immensely important distinction over what waterways are federally regulated under the Clean Water Act.
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