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U.S. House Votes To Roll Back Biden’s WOTUS Rule

Congress voted to undo a Biden administration definition of wetlands that allows for regulations on private lands.

According to Tennessee Lookout, the chamber approved, 227-198, a resolution to roll back the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s broader definition of what qualifies as “waters of the United States,” or WOTUS, for the purposes of federal regulation under the Clean Water Act. The move was largely symbolic, as President Joe Biden has said he intends to veto the measure if it reaches his desk.

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