Analysis

3 Takeaways From The EPA's Water Rule Rollback Notice

Law360 (July 12, 2018, 9:17 PM EDT) -- One of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s first acts under the Trump administration was to propose rolling back an Obama-era rule that defined the federal government’s jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act, and a new legal analysis published Thursday is intended to beef up the case for rescission in anticipation of legal challenges, experts said.

Here are three takeaways from the EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ updated Clean Water Rule rescission legal analysis.

The EPA Is Reinforcing Its Rule for Expected Challenges

President Donald Trump in February 2017 signed an executive order directing the EPA and Army Corps of...

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