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The framing of #WOTUS in this @nytimes news alert is off. This is about what waters the Clean Water Act applies to. Yes, that results in changes to whether polluters need permits. But we're talking about polluting (or destroying) actual water bodies/wetlands.
@nytimes Also, no version of #WOTUS actually mentions pollutants. Yes, the implication is that pollution control will change, but that's not *technically* what the rule is about.
@nytimes h/t to @geofkoss for sending this to me.
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Three examples of the widespread scientific malpractice at Interior under President Obama include:
1) Dr. Paul Houser, @usbr's Science Integrity Officer who was fired when he started reporting fraudulent science being used to justify pursuits of environmental groups.…
@usbr 2) The disastrous #WOTUS rule implemented by President Obama was objected to by Army Corps Major General John Peabody who said the 4,000-foot cutoff had no connection to relevant scientific data.…
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Here’s an interesting comparison. First, account by veteran agriculture journalist @ChrisClaytonDTN of Trump’s appearance before the good, gullible people attending the @FarmBureau annual meeting in New Orleans today.
Second, this thread by veteran Trump fact checker @ddale8 of @TorontoStar on the same appearance. Of course, Dale had heard much of Trump’s speech before.
And by the way...@FarmBureau has been flogging the #WOTUS issue — about which waters are subject to the Clean Water Act — for years, as a way to show its members their trade association is “fighting” (that is, writing memos and having staff members give speeches) for them.
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Trump: Day 573
-Claims of No Collusion "Hogwash"
-Military Parade Estimated at $92M
-Protested by 350 U.S. Newspapers
-Makes Claim Aretha Worked 4 Him
-Thinks Omarosa Should be Arrested
-Omarosa Drops Hush Money Tape
-Kavanaugh Lied Under Oath in 06'
Day 678 since Donald Trump admitted to sexual assault — yet he’s still in the Oval Office
“Think of it this way: The Access Hollywood tape didn’t break Donald Trump. It broke the Republican party’s willingness to insist that character matters.”
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John Brennan: Trump’s Claims of No Collusion Are HOGWASH!

Adm McRaven dares 45 to revoke his SC.

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Trump’s military parade postponed!

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British banks handled vast sums of laundered Russian money

“Death Spiral”: Omarosa Totally Triggered Trump
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