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Obama Vetoes Attempt to Kill Clean Water Rule

Barack Obama

Posted on January 20, 2016

By Gregory Korte, USA TODAY

President Obama issued the ninth veto of his presidency Tuesday, rejecting a congressional resolution that would have overturned federal regulations on clean water.

The Waters of the United States rule, adopted by the Obama administration in 2014, expands the definition of waters subject to the jurisdiction of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Clean Water Act.


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