WLA Policy Brief on the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule
This Brief consists of five sections and an appendix, as follows:
- Background and Overview covers the basics of the federal Clean Water Act and an overview of the proposal.
- Considerations includes some topics that helped form the basis of WLA’s proposed comments.
- Using WLA Experience to Inform Input is a series of WLA member scenarios and “takeaways” to help inform and bolster WLA input on the rule.
- Recommendations includes WLA staff-suggested actions, including draft comments to the agencies.
- Further Reading provides additional resources for those who wish more detail and perspectives.
- Current vs. Proposed Rule (Appendix A) contains a side-by-side comparison of the current (for 404, last amended in 1993) and proposed rule.
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