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Navigable Waters Protection Rule

Letter to the Governors Soliciting Input on Defining "Waters of the United States"

EPA and Department of Army sent a letter to governors on May 9, 2017, soliciting input from states on a new definition of protected waters that is in-line with a Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s opinion in the 2006 Rapanos v. United States case. The letter sent to The Honorable Terry Branstad, Governor of Iowa, is provided as an example.

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