Tag Archives: Federal Register

EPA Schedules Stakeholder Meetings on Defining Waters of the United States

EPA has scheduled ten teleconferences to solicit recommendations on how to revise the definition of “Waters of the United States.”  A February 2017 executive order directed the Administrator of the EPA and the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil … Continue reading

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Federal Regulatory Action Update Includes More Information About Review of the Clean Power Plan

Last week the Trump Administration posted its Spring 2017 Update to the Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (Update) on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) website. The Update outlines … Continue reading

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5th Circuit Grants Abeyance and EPA Postpones Compliance Deadlines for Effluent Limitation Guidelines; EPA Submits Further Abeyance Motions

Yesterday, the Fifth Circuit issued an order granting EPA’s motion to hold Southwestern Electric Power Co. v. EPA (consolidated challenges to EPA’s “Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for the Steam Electric Power Generating Point Source Category” (Rule)) in abeyance for … Continue reading

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Litigation Update: Clean Power Plan, New Source Performance Standards, and Effluent Limitations

Clean Power Plan.  As we previously reported following the President’s March 28, 2017 Energy Executive Order, the Department of Justice has requested that the D.C. Circuit hold the CPP in abeyance while EPA conducts a review of the rule.  The … Continue reading

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Executive Order Addresses Waters of the United States Rule

UPDATED 03.07.2017 The Notice of Intent to review and rescind the Clean Water Rule as published in the Federal Register is available here. On February 28, 2017, President Trump signed the Presidential Executive Order on Restoring the Rule of Law, Federalism, and Economic … Continue reading

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