An extension to comment on the proposed Clean Water Act’s “Waters of the United States” rule has been granted. Comments on the proposed rule, which could include water never regulated before, had flooded the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by June 18, with almost 3.6 million comments received. Due to coalition letters sent from industry leaders -- including the ag sector -- the EPA has extended the deadline to submit a formal comment for an additional 90 days, to Monday, Oct. 20. See “Submit Clean Water Act comments” on how to have your say. . . .