NACo Will Testify Before Congress on Proposed Clean Water Act Rule

A May 2 National Association of Counties (NACo)  Washington Watch article reported that NACo will be testifying before congress on a recently proposed rule change by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United States Army Corps of Engineers.  As previously reported on Conduit Street, NACo is concerned that the proposed rule would expand the number of county-maintained ditches and flood channels subject to the federal Clean Water Act.  From the article:

On May 8, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold a hearing on the “Potential Impacts of Proposed Changes to the Clean Water Act Jurisdictional Rule.”Warren “Dusty” Williams, General Manager-Chief Engineer for the Flood Control and Water Conservation District of Riverside County, Calif., is scheduled to testify on behalf of both NACo and the National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies (NAFSMA).  …

This hearing will be streamed live and can be viewed here on May 8 at 10 a.m.