Tag: EPA. WOTUS

NAHB Provides Analysis on New EPA Water Rule

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Environmental by on March 13, 2020 1 Comment
NAHB Provides Analysis on New EPA Water Rule

On Jan. 23, 2020, at the 2020 International Builders’ Show, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a new “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) regulation. The new regulation, the Navigable Waters Protection Rule, redefines the federal definition of WOTUS under the Clean Water Act.

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NAHB and EPA Leadership Address Key Issues Affecting Housing Affordability

NAHB and EPA Leadership Address Key Issues Affecting Housing Affordability

NAHB’s Senior Officers met with Andrew Wheeler, administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, to discuss NAHB’s continued collaboration with the agency on key issues involving the home building industry.

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NAHB Members Continue to Support Proposed WOTUS Rule

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Environmental by on April 5, 2019 0 Comments
NAHB Members Continue to Support Proposed WOTUS Rule

NAHB members voiced their support for the Trump administration’s proposed definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) during roundtables hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy in Denver on March 27 and Tampa on April 4.

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HBA Members Commend Trump Administration for Proposed WOTUS Rule

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Environmental by on February 28, 2019 1 Comment
HBA Members Commend Trump Administration for Proposed WOTUS Rule

Members of the Home Builders Association (HBA) of Greater Kansas City and HBA of Greater Baton Rouge thanked the Trump administration for its recent proposal to revise the Waters of the United States definition during two public meetings this week in Kansas City, Mo.

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WOTUS Confusion Abounds but More Clarity Could Come Soon

Filed in Environmental by on October 18, 2018 0 Comments
WOTUS Confusion Abounds but More Clarity Could Come Soon

Multiple legal challenges, combined with federal rulemakings in various stages, are complicating efforts to track the federal Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) definition.

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EPA Delays New WOTUS Definitions

EPA Delays New WOTUS Definitions

The Environmental Protection Agency will wait until August to release its proposed new definitions for “waters of the United States,” which means that the final version won’t be ready until the fall of 2019.

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