Biden administration to revise Trump’s water protection rollback

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By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Army on Wednesday announced their intent to revise the definition of U.S. waterways that can be regulated, reversing the rollback of a key federal water rule by the Trump administration that farmers, ranchers and manufacturers had applauded. The agencies reviewed ex-President Donald Trump’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule and determined that it “significantly” reduced clean water protections – a major concern as arid states in the west face severe drought conditions. Department of Justice will now a motio…

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