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Trump EPA Revokes Clean Water Protections

President Trump's administration will revoke a rule that gives the Environmental Protection Agency broad authority over regulating the pollution of wetlands and tributaries that run into the nation's largest rivers, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said Tuesday. Testifying before Congress, Pruitt -- who earlier said he would recuse himself from working on active litigation related to the rule -- said that the agency would "provide clarity" by "withdrawing" the rule and reverting standards to those adopted in 2008.
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