On May 2014, the Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized revised regulations that define the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA). Discharges to waters under CWA jurisdiction, such as the addition of pollutants from factories or sewage treatment plants and the dredging and filling of spoil material through mining or excavation, require a CWA permit. The legal and policy questions regarding the outer geographic limit of CWA jurisdiction and the consequences of restricting or expanding that scope have challenged regulators, landowners, developers, and policy makers for over 40 years.
Date of Report: June 3, 2015
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