BB&K Event Aug 26, 2015

New EPA Definition of Waters of the U.S.

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. PT | Webinar

In this webinar by Best Best & Krieger LLP, attendees have the opportunity to hear about the impacts of the EPA's revised definition of the term "Waters of the United States." The term defines which waters are subject to permitting and TMDLs under the federal Clean Water Act. The final definition was issued in May. The revised definition will extend jurisdiction to some new waters, and explicitly exempt others.

In this complimentary one-hour webinar, we will discuss the operational and new project impacts of the final rule, and more, plus answer your questions.

Andre Monette gives a brief overview of the new rule and will discuss:

  • What has changed from the prior regulatory definition
  • Exemptions for specific waters and projects
  • Changes in the rule that will be most controversial

Mike Rolband provides discussion on:

  • On-the-ground impacts, wetlands and mitigation

Abby Schneider discusses:

  • Remaining concerns for water supply entities in California and the West
  • Legislative efforts to revise the final rule

John Freshman discusses:

  • Legislative efforts to revise the final rule
  • The need for guidance from EPA

Wednesday, Aug. 26
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. PT

To view this webinar click here.

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