Repealing the Clean Water Rule is not about protecting farmers

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By Mark Ryan and Betsy Southerland

Last week, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed a rule repealing the 2015 Clean Water Rule. That Obama-era rule defined the rivers, streams and wetlands considered “waters of the United States” _ in other words, waters requiring protection under the federal Clean Water Act.

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