Tag: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

NAHB Actively Engaged in WOTUS Rulemaking, Calls for More Transparency

Filed in Advocacy, Environment by on January 13, 2022 0 Comments
NAHB Actively Engaged in WOTUS Rulemaking, Calls for More Transparency

The Biden administration’s process for withdrawing the Trump administration’s “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) definition under the Clean Water Act and replace it with a another WOTUS definition has broad ramifications affecting land developers, home builders and countless other small businesses.

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HBA Members Commend Trump Administration for Proposed WOTUS Rule

Filed in Codes and Standards, Environment 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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NAHB Seeks Nationwide Injunction on WOTUS Rule

Filed in Environment, Land Development, Legal by on February 8, 2018 1 Comment
NAHB Seeks Nationwide Injunction on WOTUS Rule

NAHB joined a broad coalition of farmers, miners and foresters Feb. 7 to ask the U.S. District Court in Texas to issue a nationwide preliminary injunction prohibiting the federal government from enforcing or implementing the 2015 WOTUS Rule, which defines the extent of the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers’ regulatory jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act.

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Comment Period for WOTUS Rule Withdrawal Extended

Filed in Codes and Standards, Environment, Land Development by on August 22, 2017 0 Comments
Comment Period for WOTUS Rule Withdrawal Extended

EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers are extending the comment period by 30 days for a proposed rule that will roll back the flawed 2015 “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) definition.

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HBAs Awarded $85K from NAHB Legal Action Fund

Filed in Committees and Councils, Land Development, Legal by on October 19, 2016 0 Comments
HBAs Awarded $85K from NAHB Legal Action Fund

The Legal Action Committee considers applications during each of the NAHB Board of Directors meetings and makes recommendations for grants for NAHB Executive Board approval. Here’s what they decided at the NAHB Midyear Meeting in August.

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Regulatory Nightmare Continues After Nearly 3 Decades

Filed in Advocacy, Codes and Standards, Environment by on May 24, 2016 9 Comments

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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