Kansas Points Out CWA Flaws
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Oct 30, 2014 12:19 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Officials in Kansas argue they see plenty of evidence contrary to EPA's science on water connectivity, especially in the western part of the state.

Kansas officials filed comments on Wednesday in the Federal Register asking EPA to withdraw its proposed rule redefining regulated waters in the U.S. Kansas officials specifically challenged EPA's arguments that ephemeral and intermittent streams are connected to larger bodies of water downstream.

EPA is using connectivity science in making the case that all tributaries should be subject to the Clean Water Act. EPA's scientific advisory board signed on to the agency's connectivity science ...

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