GOP Lawmakers Resist Biden Push To Revise Scope Of Clean Water Act

June 28, 2021
Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate are fighting back against the Biden administration’s plan to revise once again the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act (CWA), writing to EPA Administrator Michael Regan to oppose the plan and introducing legislation to preserve a Trump-era definition. House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA) along with the top Republicans on several House committees and numerous other House Republicans wrote to Regan June 25 expressing concerns about...

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