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Federal Agencies Publish Final Rule to Redefine Waters of the United States

Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published in the Federal Register a joint final rulemaking to redefine “waters of the United States” and the scope of the federal agencies’ jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act.  This final rule will be effective on August 28, 2015.  For more information, read our Administrative Watch regarding the Clean Water Rule.