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Clean Water Act to regulate all rainwater




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June 16, 2009 | 2180 views | 1 comment

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The American Farm Bureau Federation said June 12 that Senate Bill 787, the Clean Water Restoration Act, leaves no water unregulated in the United States and could even impact standing water from rain in a dry area. The organization signed onto a letter on behalf of the Water Advocacy Coalition to Senate Environment and Public Works Chair Barbara Boxer and ranking member James Inhofe asking them to oppose the legislation. . . .

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Ken Semlinger  
Poth, TX  
June 23, 2009 12:32pm
 
 
This is a typical example of big government trying to control everything. If this is true even homeowners with rainwater catchment systems would fall under the federal regulations. ... Read More Read More
 

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