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Attorneys general sue Trump administration over water rule


February 7, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Eleven Democratic state attorneys general have sued President Donald Trump's administration over its decision to delay implementation of an Obama-era rule that would have expanded the number of wetlands and small waterways protected by the Clean Water Act.

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (SHNEYE'-dur-muhn) says last week's decision by the Republican administration to postpone implementation of the 2015 Clean Water Rule for two years is an assault on public health.

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has called the rule an overreach that c...

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