EPA’s Potential Changes to CWA ( Clean Water Act) Protections Could Impact Marcellus Boom

Amid questions about the impacts of the Marcellus Shale boom on area wetlands, EPA is considering a new rule that might extend Clean Water Act protections to streams and wetlands not previously protected under the Act. The rule could “redraw the map” for oil and gas activities in the Marcellus Shale region, but also could have implications for mining, farming, and homebuilding industries. See:

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