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Repealing the Clean Water Rule is not about protecting farmers

By Mark Ryan and Betsy Southerland – The Hill – September 20, 209
Last week, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed a rule repealing the 2015 Clean Water Rule. That Obama-era rule defined the rivers, streams and wetlands considered “waters of the United States” _ in other words, waters requiring protection under the federal Clean Water Act. The repeal was justified, in large part, because of the Clean Water Rule’s impact on farmers. Calling it “one the worst examples of federal regulation,” President Trump said the Rule is “prohibiting [farmers] from being allowed to do what they’re supposed to be doing.” Read full opinion here.

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