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Wheeler touts CWA jurisdiction rule revision in North Dakota visit

October 08, 2019
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler touted the agency’s plans to repeal and replace the Obama-era Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule during a visit to North Dakota Oct. 7, saying the new, narrower policy expected this winter will respect states’ authority to regulate land and water in contrast to the 2015 rule’s federal overreach. Wheeler spoke during a “roundtable” with North Dakota elected officials hosted by Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) in Bismarck to discuss the agency’s joint effort with the Army...

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