House Republicans Hold 'Nascent' Talks On Bill To Limit CWA Jurisdiction

November 29, 2017
The top Republican on the House science panel's environment subcommittee says there are “bubbling, nascent discussions” on potential legislation to limit the reach of the Clean Water Act (CWA), but any such bill could be far off despite subcommittee members voicing support for restricting the law's scope during a Nov. 29 hearing. Speaking to Inside EPA after the hearing on states' roles in defining the “waters of the United States” subject to CWA protections, the House Science, Space &...

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