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Regan’s Pledge for WOTUS ‘Middle Ground’ Faces Doubts Amid Criticisms

June 10, 2021 / by

Lara Beaven /

Inside EPA

Kevin Minoli, EPN member and former EPA Acting General Counsel, was quoted in this article discussing challenges the Biden administration faces as it considers redefining Waters of the United States.

Biden Administration Wants to Give More Power Back to States to Block Pipelines

May 27, 2021 / by

Dino Grandoni /

The Washington Post

Mark Ryan, EPN member and former Regional Counsel, EPA Region 10, was quoted in this article discussing the Trump-era changes to Section 401 of the Clean Water Act that limited state and tribal authority over permitting energy projects. Mark was also quoted in a Bloomberg Law article about how the Navigable Waters Protection Rule could impact proposed mining in the Okefenokee Swamp.

Tribes Sue Over Water Rule, Ben Ray Lujan

May 19, 2021 / by

Laura Paskus /

New Mexico PBS

Cliff Villa, EPN member and former EPA attorney, was interviewed in this news segment discussing a lawsuit filed by two pueblos in New Mexico over a Trump-era EPA rule that weakens protections of ephemeral waterways.

Biden’s Conservation Plan Puts WOTUS in the Crosshairs

May 6, 2021 / by

Hannah Northey /

E&E News

Mark Ryan, EPN member and former Regional Counsel, EPA Region 10, was quoted in this article concerning wetland preservation under President Biden’s “America the Beautiful” conservation plan.

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