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Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Wed May 15, 2013 11:21 AM CDT

The U.S. Senate Tuesday rejected a proposed amendment to the Water Resources Development Act or WRDA that would have prevented the finalizing of a jurisdictional guidance to extend the number of water bodies subject to the Clean Water Act.

The amendment offered by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., would have prevented the implementation of the guidance that is expected to expand EPA's reach into more waters of the U.S.

The document that would be used by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers personnel to make CWA determinations is under review by the Office of Management and Budget. In ...

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