This letter to U.S. EPA Administrator Pruitt offers ECOS’ input on the redefining of waters of the U.S. following the February 28, 2017, Presidential Executive Order on “Restoring the Rule of Law, Federalism, and Economic Growth by Reviewing the ‘Waters of the United States’ Rule.’”
Following the release of its Cooperative Federalism 2.0 paper, ECOS sent these letters and the paper to Congress for consideration as they deliberate the U.S. EPA’s authorizations and appropriations. Letter to the Senate and House Committees on Appropriations Letter to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Letter to the House Committees on Transportation &…
This letter contains ECOS’ response to EPA’s request for input on the President’s Executive Order 13777: Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda. The response includes 19 regulatory reform recommendations outlined in three categories.
This letter expresses the states’ concerns over the passback budget process between the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Specifically, the letter details ECOS’ opposition to the information released yesterday that OMB’s passback for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 EPA budget proposed cuts of 30 percent to State and…
This letter from ECOS, ACWA and ASWM urges OMB to make an exception to the regulatory freeze of the Clean Water Act Section 404 Nationwide General Permits and to allow the final rule to go forward for reissuance of the permits published in the Federal Register on January 6, 2017 and scheduled to go into effect…
This transition document on cleanup of the nuclear weapons complex, sent from ECOS to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Rick Perry, the nominee for Secretary of DOE, identifies five priorities for the new Administration with regard to cleanup of the nuclear weapons complex.
This letter, jointly written by ECOS, the Association of Clean Water Administrators (ACWA) and the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM), notes the associations’ concern over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) position on Assumable Waters and Clean Water Act Section 404.
This letter, written to Vice President-Elect Pence, Chairman of President-Elect Trump’s transition team, documents key issues that ECOS members believe are critical to be considered early and thoughtfully as the EPA transition is carried out.
This letter, written to Robin Richardson, Principal Deputy Associate Administrator of the U.S. EPA, documents key issues that ECOS members believe are critical to be considered early and thoughtfully as the EPA transition is carried out.
This letter, written to Myron Ebell, lead of President-Elect Trump’s transition team for the U.S. EPA, documents key issues that ECOS members believe are critical to be considered early and thoughtfully as the EPA transition is carried out.