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McCarthy Asked to Pull WOTUS
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Feb 11, 2016 03:22 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- In an all-encompassing hearing before the House Agriculture Committee, lawmakers pleaded with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy to withdraw the waters of the United States rule.

The rule remains in legal limbo as challenges stopping its implementation play out in federal court.

On many occasions, McCarthy has told Congress there is a need to improve relations between EPA and an agriculture community largely untrusting and fearful of the agency. In each and every instance, the administrator did not comment when asked by several members of the committee to pull the Clean Water Act rule and ...

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