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April 2024 WOTUS Litigation Update

The revision of the rule defining “waters of the United States” (“WOTUS”; the “Post-Sackett Rule”) has not resolved the...


Tags: Isolated Wetlands, WOTUS, Clean Water Act, USEPA,

On Friday, April 19, 2024, USEPA announced it will publish a final rule designating PFOS and PFOA as CERCLA hazardous substances...


Tags: CERCLA, PFAS, USEPA

On March 26, 2024, USEPA published a plan to collect nationwide data on per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) that will be...


Tags: Clean Water Act, PFAS, USEPA

UPDATE: US EPA codified the addition of seven PFAS to the Toxic Release Inventory, discussed below, on May 17, 2024. The action...


Tags: Environmental, PFAS, Environment, TRI,

By: Kristin Watt, Kristin Woeste, Trevor Burba, and Brooke Zentmeyer

On July 12, 2023, USEPA released a Pre-Publication Notice of...


Tags: Environmental, proposed rule, Lead-based paint, USEPA

On Friday, June 23, USEPA published a final rule that will add nine new PFAS to the Toxics Release Inventory (“TRI”), the list of...


Tags: EPCRA, Environmental, TRI, USEPA

President Biden's “Durable” WOTUS Rule temporarily blocked in Ohio.

In response to a request for preliminary injunction filed by the attorneys general of 24 states (including Ohio), a federal judge...


Tags: WOTUS, Clean Water Act, waters of the United States, USEPA,

On December 15, 2022, USEPA issued a final rule amending the All Appropriate Inquiries Rule (“AAI” Rule) to include ASTM...


Tags: Environmental, CERCLA, PFAS, USEPA

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