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EPA finalizes repeal of Obama-era WOTUS rule

Environmental groups expected to challenge move in courts

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Rollback of the 2015 Waters of the US (WOTUS) rule, an Obama-era regulation that expanded federal government jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act (CWA), was finalized by the Trump administration Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and US Army Corps of Engineers – a move that will be cheered by many in the US ag sector.


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