COMMENTS: Governors submit comments on definition of “Waters of the United States” Under the Clean Water Act

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Western Governors sent the following comments on Nov. 14, 2014, to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy regarding the jurisdiction of the Waters of the United States Under the Clean Water Act as published in the Federal Register. The Governors noted "States have significant authority and responsibility regarding water management. It is imperative that any policies developed by EPA and the Corps affecting water resources be crafted in a manner consistent with state laws governing water allocation and water quality." Read, download the Comments


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