Indiana is moving to eliminate state protection of isolated wetlands, with the support of building associations and the Indiana Farm Bureau but against vocal opposition from the environmental community.
The Trump administration's rule reducing the number of wetlands and other areas regulated by the Clean Water Act is likely to be in the cross hairs if Joe Biden wins the presidency, but it would probably take his administration some time to act against that and other regulatory rollbacks
A federal judge has declined to block implementation of the Trump administration's Navigable Waters Protection Rule, which will allow it to go into effect Monday as scheduled, replacing the Obama-era "waters of the U.S." rule.
Seventeen states and two cities are suing the Trump administration over its Navigable Waters Protection Rule, joining a host of environmental groups that have already filed lawsuits challenging the new definition of "waters of the U.S."
The Trump administration has released a replacement for the former “waters of the U.S.” rule that significantly reduces federal jurisdiction over streams and wetlands, triggering what almost certainly will be a series of protracted legal battles over the scope of the Clean Water Act.