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[environment] TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Halt EPA and the Corps' Overreaching Clean Water Act Regulation

TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Halt EPA and the Corps’ Overreaching Clean Water Act Regulation
Comment on Massive Expansion of Federal Jurisdiction in “Waters of the U.S.” Proposed Rule

Next week, the House is expected to vote on H.R. 5078, the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act.  This bill would halt the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) proposed rulemaking that redefines “waters of the U.S.” under the Clean Water Act (CWA) by preventing the agencies from developing guidance or interpretative rules based on it. The bill also requires the agencies to engage in a federalism consultation with state and local governments to form recommendations for a consensus regulatory proposal. Tell your Representative to vote in support of this important legislation.  Read more…

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