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General News    H3'ed 1/9/18

RIP, Obama's Clean Water Rule

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'The Trump administration has officially begun repealing the Clean Water Rule, signaling the first step in  Trump's promise to rescind and rewrite the regulation which sought to clarify the  to protect   2 million miles of streams and 20 million acres of wetlands. The proposal  was was made public on the same day that  (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee & promised that under his leadership, the EPA would focus on its core mission of protecting clean air and water for the American people.  Pure Orwellian rhetoric. The rule was widely criticized by industry' (his cohorts)  — 'including fossil fuel producers, manufacturers, and agribusiness — as well as by Republican lawmakers, who called the rule an example of overreach by a federal agency.'

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