Rounds Looking Forward To Meeting On Waters Of The US Proposal

rmike roundsCongress will be taking a look at a proposed rule by EPA that many lawmakers oppose. The February 4 Joint Committee hearing will focus on the agencies attempt to clarify the Clean Water Act. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee member, South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says whether it’s a clarification or not the rule is simply not necessary.

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Rounds says the Waters of the U.S. proposal is nothing but an attempt by the federal government to take control of private land and regulate everything under the sun.

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Rounds says following the hearing the question isn’t if there will be legislation put in to stop EPA on the rule but what form that measure will take.

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The combined Senate Environment and Public Works and House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing takes place February 4.

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