Policy Letters

Letters to Congress and the Administration on behalf of the

Western States Water Council


Water Quality Standards and Tribal Reserved Rights

On March 6, 2023, the comment period closed for the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rulemaking, Water Quality Standards Regulatory Revisions to Protect Tribal Reserved Rights (87 FR 74361). Several states submitted comments to the docket, including...

CSG-West/WSWC CWA 401 Comment Letter

On August 8, 2022, the Council of State Governments-West (CSG-West) and the Western States Water Council (WSWC) submitted comments in the form of a letter to EPA Administrator Regan regarding EPA’s proposed rule to improve the Clean Water Act Section 401 state...