EPA pulls part of water rule

EPA pulls part of water rule

EPA pulls interpretive rule intended to clarify which normal farming activities are exempt from Clean Water Act.

THE Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn a portion of it its controversial "waters of the U.S." proposed rule by removing the interpretive rule, a move that was required after Congress included the rider in the omnibus spending bill it passed at the end of last year.

In a memo from EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the agencies formally withdrew the interpretive rule and also withdrew a memorandum of understanding signed by EPA, th

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