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CWA Rule Pressure
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Oct 27, 2014 01:04 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said in a comment letter to the U.S. EPA recently that states are far more equipped to regulate waters.

What's more, Pennsylvania's top environmental agency called on the EPA to withdraw the proposed rule redefining "waters of the U.S." and engage in a process that includes input from state agencies and public hearings. EPA has received more than 415,000 public comments ahead of the now-Nov. 14 public comment deadline on the proposed rule.

"The rule as drafted creates more confusion than it clarifies, and is already subject to differing interpretations by ...

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