The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water will hold a hearing entitled “Oversight of the Army Corps of Engineers’ Participation in the Development of the New Regulatory Definition of ‘Waters of the United States’” today (September 29, 2015),  in Washington, D.C.
The subcommittee will conduct oversight on the Army Corps of Engineers’ participation in the development of the final rule entitled “Clean Water Rule: Definition of Waters of the United States,” including the record supporting the final rule. The hearing will explore the internal memoranda developed by the Corps of Engineers highlighting the technical and procedural problems with the WOTUS rule.