Longtime tensions over federal wetlands rule return in U.S. House WOTUS hearing

Supreme Court is expected to rule on case in which Idaho landowners challenged Biden administration’s definition of Waters of the United States

By: - February 8, 2023 5:36 pm
U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

A U.S. House panel renewed the decades-long fight Wednesday over how standing waters on farmland and other private property should be defined and regulated by federal authorities, with Republicans calling for a pause until the U.S. Supreme Court can provide more clarity.(Hugh Jackson/Nevada Current)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.