TAG: Waters of the United States rule

Federal court blocks Clean Water Rule

October 13, 2015By

A federal appeals court temporarily blocked a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regulation that would bring more waterways and wetlands under federal protection, the Wall Street Journal reported. With a 2-1 rule, the Cincinnati-based Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a stay on the Clean Water Rule or “Waters of the United States” rule, which... read more

NALP, lawmakers discuss green industry issues

July 28, 2015By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) held its annual Legislative Day on the Hill in Washington, D.C., on July 21. More than 100 industry members participated by visiting legislators and their staff members to discuss issues facing the green industry. Some discussion topics included: The H-2B program. Industry members called for reforms to the program that would preserve the... read more