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Public comment period open for proposed rule to CWA

The public comment period for a proposed rule by the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act (CWA) is now open. The proposed rule clarifies protection for streams and waters. Proposed definitions of waters will apply to all CWA programs. The public comment period will close on Monday, July 21, 2014. To submit a comment online or for information on other ways to submit comments visit this…  » Read more

EPA, Army Corps of Engineers propose rule to Clean Water Act

The EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers jointly released a proposed rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The proposed rule clarifies protection for streams and waters. Proposed definitions of waters will apply to all CWA programs. The proposal does not protect any new types of waters that have not historically been covered under the CWA. The proposed rule clarifies that under the CWA: 1) Most seasonal and rain dependent streams…  » Read more