NRDC Files WOTUS Lawsuit


Radio 570 WNAX (SD)

Feb 8, 2019


†The Natural Resources Defense Council has filed a lawsuit in Federal District Court in Washington, D.C. against the Environmental Protection Agency, Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Justice Department. NRDC Deputy Director for Water Policy Becky Hammer says the litigation was filed over the federal governmentís failure to provide records regarding the rewrite of the Waters of the U.S. Rule.


She says NRDC had made a Freedom of Information Act request on the new proposed WOTUS rule and didnít receive a response.


Hammer says NRDC had supported the 2015 Obama era WOTUS rule and they donít think the Trump administration has shown that that regulation was flawed and needed to be rewritten...


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