“The Obama administration is expected in the coming days to announce a major clean water regulation that would restore the federal government’s authority to limit pollution in the nation’s rivers, lakes, streams and wetlands. Environmentalists have praised the new rule, calling it an important step that would lead to significantly cleaner natural bodies of water and healthier drinking water,” notes a piece by Coral Davenport in the New York Times.

The water protection rule is critical to Wisconsin, part of a region where polluters from Big Ag have proliferated, and where the nation—torched by drought and climate change—has cast its eyes at the abundant fresh water, a happy accident bequeathed by the last Ice Age as mammoth glaciers retreated.

Via Obama Water Rules Critical to Wisconsin @ MAL Contends . . .

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