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EPA, USACE seek states input on WOTUS

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army May 10 announced that they have sent a letter to governors today soliciting input from states on a new definition of protected waters that is in-line with a Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s opinion in the 2006 Rapanos vs. United States case.

Scalia’s definition explains that federal oversight should extend to “relatively permanent” water...


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