President Biden’s final rule defining “waters of the United States” restores federal protections for streams, lakes, ponds and millions of acres of wetlands in North Carolina.
National group designates Neuse ‘River of the Year’
American Rivers, which had previously called the Neuse one of the country’s most endangered, hailed progress made.
Final review ahead for wetland rules to fill permitting gap
The state Rules Review Commission is set to consider proposed permanent rules created to correct a gap in North Carolina’s permitting authority over certain federally defined wetlands.
Webinar on clean water rule’s effect on agriculture set
A virtual meeting is set for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday to review the effects of former, current and proposed changes to the regulatory definition of Waters of the United States and explore what the changes will mean for farmers and their property.
Final WOTUS Replacement Rule Published
The EPA and the Army published Tuesday in the Federal Register the final replacement rule defining the scope of waters federally regulated under the Clean Water Act set to take effect June 22.