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CWA Pressure
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Aug 27, 2014 02:08 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- A House committee is pressuring EPA to release more information about an October 2013 agency contract to create waters and wetlands maps of all 50 states, including making those maps part of the official record on the proposed Clean Water Act rule.

Along with posting EPA maps to its website Wednesday, House Science Space and Technology Committee Chairman Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, asked EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to release other documents related to the agency's spending of taxpayer dollars to hire a consultant to develop the maps.

In a July hearing, EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe told ...

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