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Decoding ‘Waters of the United States’

July 10, 2017  By E & E News

This is arguably the most contentious phrase in environmental law: “waters of the United States.”

It’s now the Trump administration’s turn to wrestle with that phrase. It does so in a 42-page proposal rolled out this week for former President Obama’s 2015 Clean Water Rule, which aimed to clarify what wetlands and isolated streams get legal protection as “waters of the United States.” | READ MORE

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