Senate unable to force redo on water rule

Senate unable to force redo on water rule

THE legislative track to derail the Environmental Protection Agency/U.S. Army Corps of Engineers "waters of the U.S." (WOTUS) rule was dealt a setback last week.

The Senate was unable to muster enough votes last Tuesday to proceed to full debate on a bill that would require the agencies to go back to the drawing board and work with stakeholders on the rule.

A bipartisan bill led by Sen. John Barrasso (R., Wyo.) would have re

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