EPA extends water consultation rule

BusinessGreen: The Environmental Protection Agency pushed back a consultation deadline on a broad-ranging water conservation rule this week. Consultation on the The Waters of the US rule, originally deadlined for Oct 20th, will now end on November 15th. The rule is designed to reduce confusion over which wetlands are protected by the 1972 Clean Waters Act. The Act protected navigable US waters from pollution, but for several years, regulators have been uncertain about which upstream water resources were covered......

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