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First Trump EPA Rule For OMB Review Would Repeal Obama CWA Policy

May 03, 2017
EPA has sent its first new proposed rule for mandatory White House Office of Management & Budget (OMB) policy review since the Trump administration began, seeking approval of a regulation that would repeal the Obama-era Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction rule as the first step in the process of rewriting the policy to narrow the water law's reach. According to OMB's website, EPA submitted the proposed rule, “Definition of 'Waters of the United States' -- Recodification of Preexisting Rules,” on...


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