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Lawmakers move to protect Trump-era water rule

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Iowa Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks last week introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives to protect the Navigable Waters Protection Rule (NWPR), the Trump-era rule that replaced the unpopular and expansive Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.

Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst introduced a similar measure in the Senate in early 2021.

“The NWPR is much more workable and keeps our water and land clean without destroying businesses in the...




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