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Chairman Roberts on WOTUS Delay

A stern opponent of Obama-era burdensome regulations, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, today announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) have postponed the applicability date of the notorious Waters of the United States (WOTUS) final rule by two years.

 

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