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EPA/OW RIN: 2040-AF75 Publication ID: Spring 2018 
Title: Second Action: Definition of "Waters of the United States" 
Abstract:

In 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army ("the agencies") published the "Clean Water Rule: Definition of 'Waters of the United States' (80 FR 37054, June 29, 2015)." On February 28, 2017, the President issued Executive Order 13778 titled "Restoring the Rule of Law, Federalism, and Economic Growth by Reviewing the 'Waters of the United States' Rule" which instructed the agencies to review the 2015 rule and rescind or replace it as appropriate and consistent with law. The agencies are publishing this proposed rule as a second step in a comprehensive, two-step process to revise the definition of "waters of the United States" consistent with the Executive Order 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: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
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  08/00/2018 
Final Rule  09/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State, Tribal 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Michael McDavit
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Water
TS-767C, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, Mail Code 4504T,
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