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Peter MarcusPeter MarcusJuly 28, 20173min212
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. The Obama administration took action on […]

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Mike McKibbinMike McKibbinMarch 14, 201710min421

A controversial federal rule designed to provide clarity for protection of America's water resources, and now under a presidential order for change or elimination, could cause further confusion and take the rest of President Donald Trump's term in office to be resolved, according to two Colorado State University researchers and news reports. The order was strongly supported by Republican members of Colorado's Congressional delegation who had opposed the rule since it was proposed by the Obama administration and scheduled to take effect in August 2015. One member attached an amendment to a bill that would require more local government involvement when similar rules are considered.