Tag: waters of the U.S.

Last Chance to Weigh in on WOTUS – Comments Due April 15

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Environmental by on April 10, 2019 2 Comments
Last Chance to Weigh in on WOTUS – Comments Due April 15

NAHB is urging members and HBAs to voice support for the proposed new definition for “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) by submitting a comment letter to the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers by next Monday, April 15.

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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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A Step Forward for Proposed WOTUS Rule

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Environmental by on February 14, 2019 0 Comments
A Step Forward for Proposed WOTUS Rule

The Federal Register today published a proposed new rule for “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) that will resolve years of uncertainty over where federal jurisdiction begins and ends. The Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will take comments on the proposal for the next 60 days.

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Trump Administration Announces New Proposed WOTUS Rule

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Environmental by on December 11, 2018 5 Comments
Trump Administration Announces New Proposed WOTUS Rule

The Trump administration today released its proposed new definition of the “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule that will reduce years of uncertainty over where federal jurisdiction begins and ends. This represents an important victory for our members.

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SCOTUS Moves Forward with WOTUS Jurisdictional Case

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Legal by on April 3, 2017 2 Comments
SCOTUS Moves Forward with WOTUS Jurisdictional Case

The Supreme Court today refused to dismiss a case on whether a challenge to the waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule should first go through district courts or be brought straight to the court of appeals.

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Regulatory Nightmare Continues After Nearly 3 Decades

One developer’s ongoing attempts to obtain a Clean Water Act permit is a prime example of why Congress must take action to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ final “waters of the U.S.” rule from being implemented.

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Tom Woods Issues Statement on the Recent District Court Decisions on EPA Water Rule

Filed in Environmental by on August 28, 2015 0 Comments

NAHB Chairman Tom Woods issued the following statement concerning the recent District court rulings in North Dakota, West Virginia and Georgia on the Environmental Protection Agency’s rule defining the “waters of the United States” in the Clean Water Act. “Although the rule will cause harm to all 50 states, the mixed decisions to come out […]

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Upcoming Webinar Provides Details on WOTUS Regulations

Filed in Codes and Regulations, Education, Environmental by on July 20, 2015 0 Comments
Upcoming Webinar Provides Details on WOTUS Regulations

NAHB is hosting a free informational webinar on July 28 at 2:00 p.m. EST describing the new rule and how to comply with the Clean Water Act when the regulation becomes effective on Aug. 28.

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NAHB to EPA: See You in Court

Filed in Capitol Hill, Codes and Regulations, Legal by on July 2, 2015 4 Comments
NAHB to EPA: See You in Court

NAHB and other farm and business organizations today filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn a federal rule that defines the “waters of the United States” and the jurisdictional scope of the Clean Water Act.

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Urge Your Senators to Support Bill That Will Overturn Onerous EPA Water Rule

Filed in Capitol Hill, Codes and Regulations by on June 24, 2015 1 Comment
Urge Your Senators to Support Bill That Will Overturn Onerous EPA Water Rule

With the Senate out of session until July 7, NAHB members are encouraged to meet with their senators in their home districts this week and urge them to support S. 1140, the Federal Water Quality Protection Act.

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