The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the “Corps”) (together the “Agencies”) have continued working on a proposed rule to revise the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act (CWA or Act), which will soon move to the next stage of agency consideration.
Democratic Attorneys General Urge EPA to Prioritize Environmental Justice in Hydrofluorocarbons Rule
By Timothy McHugh, Ketan Bhirud & Tanner Brantley on
Posted in EPA, Federal Enforcement, State Attorneys General
As routinely covered at Regulatory Oversight, state attorneys general have assumed an ever-more prominent role in driving national regulatory policy through advocacy and enforcement activities. Underlying many of these efforts is an aggressive focus on environmental justice by the state attorneys general that reaches further than federal efforts. Most recently in U.S. EPA…