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Definition of "Waters of the United States" Recodification of Pre-Existing Rules (Final)
Oct. 28, 2019
EPA and the Department of the Army are publishing a final rule to repeal the 2015 Clean Water Rule: Definition of "Waters of the United States" which amended portions of the CFR, and to restore the regulatory text that existed prior to the 2015 Rule. The agencies will implement the pre-2015 Rule regulations informed by applicable agency guidance documents and consistent with Supreme Court decisions and longstanding agency practice. This rule is effective on December 23, 2019. POC: Michael McDavit, Office of Water (4504-T), EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460; tel: (202) 566-2428; email: CWAwotus@epa.gov. (Federal Register: 22 October 2019 [Rules and Regulations] Pages 56626-56671)

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