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McCarthy Talks CWA
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Jul 18, 2014 02:58 PM CDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (DTN) -- DTN was granted a 13-minute interview with EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy prior to her July 10 speech before the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City. During that speech, McCarthy answered questions about the proposed Clean Water Act rule that redefines waters of the U.S. The following Q & A comes from the 13-minute one-on-one interview.

DTN: The proposed rule you've put out is designed to determine which waters are actually jurisdictional and which aren't. Yet, we've seen a lot of reaction coming from the agricultural community -- not only concern, but a lot of confusion. ...

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