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Environmental Law: U.S. EPA and Corps of Engineers work to repeal 2015 waters of the U.S. rule

On Feb. 28, 2017, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order directing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Corps of Engineers to review and rescind the 2015 “waters of the United States” rule that was issued under the Clean Water Act. The rule has been subject to protracted litigation nationwide at the federal ...