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Two Dozen Republican-led States Sue EPA over Water Protection Rule

This comes on the heels of a major toxic chemical spill in Ohio

A group of 24 Republican-led states, including Ohio, is suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to try to knock down a rule governing which waters get federal protections. 

Late last year, the Biden administration issued a new rule about how the federal government determines which types of wetlands and streams can get its protections from pollution. 

The protections would require businesses to obtain a permit for certain activities, such as construction, that could damage water quality. The Biden rule was seen as a middle ground between Obama- and Trump-era rules that preceded it.

Please select this link to read the complete article from The Hill.

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