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Stakeholders spar over scope of future CWA jurisdiction rule

November 29, 2017
Environmentalists, industry groups and others are sparring over the scope of the Trump administration's planned revised Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule in comments filed ahead of a deadline for public input that closes midnight Nov. 28, likely previewing arguments the stakeholders will raise in future suits over the rule. EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers are still developing a proposed rule to define the “waters of the United States” subject to CWA permit mandates and other protections, but...

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