Breaking News: WOTUS comment period extended until November 14th


The EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers have extended the public comment period on the proposed Waters of the US (WOTUS) rule until November 14th. Below is the text of EPA’s official announcement on the comment extension. To learn more about the rulemaking and submit your own comments to EPA and the Corps, visit AGC’s Regulatory Action Center.

EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have always maintained that having the latest peer-reviewed science is an essential part of determining jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act. The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) will soon complete its peer review of the report on the connectivity of streams and wetlands. To provide the public with the opportunity to comment on the SAB review and in response to requests for additional time to comment on the proposal Waters of the U.S. rule, the agencies are extending the public comment period to Friday, November 14, 2014.


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