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CWA ‘Patchwork’ Could Return Within Months Despite Repeal Of 2015 Rule

September 20, 2019
BOSTON -- The Trump administration’s bid to scrap the Obama-era Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule and replace it with a narrower policy could revive a “patchwork” of competing CWA standards it was designed to end, says a law professor, because the repeal will be litigated and likely blocked in some states, reinstating the 2015 rule there. “I predict that a year from now when we’re all back at this conference, we will still be talking about the Waters of...


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