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Texas Threatens EPA Lawsuit
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Tue Aug 12, 2014 12:45 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The state of Texas will sue the EPA and win if EPA does not withdraw the proposed Clean Water Act rule, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott warned in a comment letter to the agency Monday.

Abbott joins a growing chorus of state attorneys general who are expressing concern about the proposed rule. Just last week, 15 other state attorneys general asked EPA to withdraw the interpretive rule that identifies 56 conservation practices that are exempt from the Clean Water Act.

Abbott, the Republican nominee for Texas governor, wrote in a seven-page letter on Monday that EPA misinterpreted ...

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