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May 19, 2017
The Senate is considering two bills that would address EPA's Clean Water Act authority. The Senate Commerce Committee May 18 approved Coast Guard funding legislation that strips EPA of its authority to regulate vessels' ballast, a long-running priority for shippers. But according to MLive , lawmakers from Great Lakes states are concerned the bill does not ensure adequate protections against invasive species that may be carried in ballast. The outlet reports that Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) withheld his support...


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