Darren Bakst writes in The Daily Signal that the Supreme Court should resolve WOTUS.
- For decades there has been confusion surrounding the waters of the United States (WOTUS) provision under the Clean Water Act which clarifies what waters the EPA and Army of Corps of Engineers have jurisdiction over.
- The lack of clarity has burdened property owners, especially in rural areas, and added regulatory hurdles that they must complete.
- The Supreme Court should resolve WOTUS by clarifying the federal government’s jurisdiction for waters in the United States in a way that protects private property rights.
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