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Public Comments on Proposed Change to Clean Water Rule Top 11,000

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has yet to decide whether to grant a request by a number of Democratic senators to extend by 90 days the public comment period on a proposed rollback of the waters of the United States.

 

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