Oklahoma State Home Builders Association

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NAHB urges members to lobby against EPA water rule

 
Posted on July 1, 2015 by By Carol Hartzog Communications

Editor's note: This article was originally published on the NAHB Now blog:

With the Senate out of session from June 29 through July 6, NAHB members are encouraged to meet with their senators in their home districts during this interval and urge them to support S. 1140, the Federal Water Quality Protection Act.

nahb now blog logoThe bill compels the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw their final rule defining "waters of the United States" that will place millions of additional acres of land under federal jurisdiction.

The rule, which will be effective 60 days after publication in the Federal Register, will make it more difficult for home builders to provide housing ... Read the blog.

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