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EPA/OW RIN: 2040-AF74 Publication ID: Spring 2018 
Title: Definition of "Waters of the United States"--Recodification of Preexisting Rule 
Abstract:

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army ("the agencies") published a proposed rule on July 27, 2017 (82 FR 34899) to initiate the first step in a comprehensive, two-step process to revise the definition of "waters of the United States" consistent with Executive Order 13778 signed on February 28, 2017.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 110    40 CFR 112    40 CFR 116    40 CFR 117    40 CFR 122    40 CFR 230    40 CFR 232    40 CFR 300    40 CFR 302    40 CFR 401   
Legal Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  07/27/2017  82 FR 34899   
NPRM Comment Period Extended  08/22/2017  82 FR 39712   
Supplemental NPRM  05/00/2018 
Final Rule  11/00/2018 
Additional Information: Docket # EPA-HQ-OW-2017-0203
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.epa.gov/wotus-rule/proposed-rule-definition-waters-united-states-recodification-pre-existing-rules  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Donna Downing
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 4502T,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 566-2428
Email: cwawotus@epa.gov

Rose Kwok
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 4504T,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 566-0657
Email: cwawotus@epa.gov