EPA and Army Announce Public Hearing and Webcast on Proposed New "WOTUS" Definition

Posted By: Sydni Dobson (deleted) SLMA News,

From the Environmental Protection Agency:


WASHINGTON (February 6, 2019) - Following President Trump's directive to provide certainty to American farmers and landowners so that the economy can continue to expand while waters are protected, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of the Army (Army) are moving to the next steps in proposing a new definition of the "Waters of the United States." EPA and the Army will hold a public hearing on the proposed new "Waters of the United States" definition in Kansas City with sessions on February 27 and 28, 2019. All persons wanting to speak are encouraged to register in advance. EPA and the Army will also hold an informational webcast on February 14, 2019.


For more information on the hearing, click here. To register for the webcast, click here.