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In final days, Pruitt calls to end EPA veto

Much like Pebble, threat of use could chill economic growth North of 60 Mining News – July 6, 2018

Among his final acts before resigning as administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt directed his agency's Office of Water to put together a proposal to update the regulations governing EPA's role in the permitting discharges of dredged or fill materials, including the elimination of the "preemptive veto" under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.

EPA's current interpret...

 

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