EPA Administrator Meets with Dallas BA Seeking Input on WOTUS

EPA Administrator Meets with Dallas BA Seeking Input on WOTUS

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The Dallas Builders Association hosted Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to discuss the correct way to draft a rule that defines the "waters of the United States" (WOTUS) and the negative impacts of the definition issued in 2015, which is now on hold. Playi ...

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President Trump Rescinds Overreaching Flood Plain Standard

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President Trump on Aug. 15 unilaterally revoked an overreaching and flawed flood plain rule that had been implemented through an executive order by the previous administration in 2015. The Federal Flood Risk Management Standard (FFRMS) from 2015 was flawed expansion of regulated floodplain areas tha ...

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Dallas BA Advocacy Gets Results in McKinney, But More Is Needed

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In an ongoing advocacy effort, work by the Dallas Builders Association helped get certain language in an amendment to a McKinney ordinance that had been requiring city issued building permits for any construction or remodeling of a single-family home on lots that are not subdivided in McKinney's ext ...

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