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Feds plan to expand Clean Water Act enforcement

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ST. PAUL — Federal clean-water policy has become as muddy over the years as some of the waters is was written to clean up, but on Tuesday the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a change that could give government regulators clear authority over millions of acres of wetlands and 2 million miles of streams across the country.


Environmentalists were happy.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.