Impacts of Proposed Revisions to WOTUS Rules

Posted by Jeremy Schewe on Sep 5, 2019 4:13:50 PM

 

As the Chief Scientific Officer of Ecobot, it is crucial that I address the pending changes to the rules of implementation of the Clean Water Act proposed by the current administration.  While all regulations must be occasionally looked at in order to evolve with the times, the proposed changes, if implemented, would be a great tragedy to the both the environment and the economy of the United States.  The proposed changes to the protection of “the Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) would be a major backward step in responsible progress of our country and the world at large.

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Topics: wetlands, climate, Ecobot, resilience, conservation, US Army Corps of Engineers, WOTUS, Clean Water Act, EPA, USACE