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Senators seek clarification on “Waters of the US”

On Thursday, July 31, thirteen senators submitted a letter to leaders of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the “Waters of the US” (WOTUS) proposed and interpretive rule.  There has been a lot of attention lately around how the farming community would be impacted by WOTUS rule, which would define which bodies of water fall under EPA’s Clean Water Act (CWA) jurisdiction.

Source:  National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

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