Waters of the United States” – Where the Term Stands Now

Pratts Energy Law Report

The phrase Waters of the United States,” encompassing the jurisdictional reach of the Clean Water Act and the related Oil Pollution Act of 1990, has been a source of contention between administrations and federal courts since the Clean Water Act’s passage in 1972.  In this Pratt’s Energy Law Report article, Wayne D’Angelo, Joe Green, Zach Lee, and Sabrina Morelli review the current status of the phrase.
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