Clean Water Rule Will Protect Streams, Wetlands

MC_0904A_marshRST65pLast week, the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finalized the new Clean Water Rule. Protection for many of the nation’s streams and wetlands has been confusing, complex, and time-consuming as the result of Supreme Court decisions in 2001 and 2006. The Clean Water Rule ensures that waters protected under the Clean Water Act are more precisely defined, more predictably determined, and easier for businesses and industry to understand.

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