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House GOP's CWA Jurisdiction Rider May Hint At Scope Of New EPA Rule

May 15, 2018
GOP House members, including a former Trump energy adviser from the 2016 campaign, are floating a proposal to sharply narrow the scope of Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction as an amendment to the Farm Bill, a potential hint at EPA's pending proposal to replace the Obama-era CWA policy that is prompting alarm from environmentalists. The Farm Bill amendment , offered ahead of a House Rules Committee hearing on which amendments to bring for a vote by the chamber when it...

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