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California Moves To Limit Impact Of Trump's Bid To Narrow CWA's Reach

January 09, 2019
The California water board has released a final draft definition for “wetlands” and other state waters subject to regulation, a measure that observers say will effectively block the Trump administration's proposed rule to narrow the scope of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) in California. The state's pending rule marks the latest effort by policymakers to fortify their environmental policies in the face of the Trump administration's deregulatory agenda, alongside similar measures governing greenhouse gases, toxic chemicals and others, many...

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