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EPA taking comments on Obama-era water rule repeal

Author: Peter Marcus - July 28, 2017 - Updated: July 27, 2017

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The Colorado River (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) The Environmental Protection Agency this week formally launched its effort to rescind regulations over certain bodies of water. The agency is allowing the public to comment on the controversial proposal to repeal the Obama-era rule, which clarifies regulatory authority under the Clean Water Act to protect streams and wetlands. […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.