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Industries Divided Over Which CWA Jurisdiction Test EPA Should Adopt

December 13, 2017
Major industry groups representing the agriculture, home building, power and other sectors are divided over which test EPA should use in its pending rule to replace the Obama-era Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction standard, with some seeking a very narrow test but others warning that such a test would violate Supreme Court precedent. Power, agriculture, building and other groups, as well as states, environmentalists and a range of other stakeholders, weighed in on how EPA and the Army Corps should...

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