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Hurd Statement On President Withdrawing WOTUS Rule

June 27, 2017
Press Release
'Reversing the federal land grab'

WASHINGTON— Congressman Will Hurd issued the following statement on the Trump Administration’s withdrawal of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule:

"The Obama Administration's WOTUS rule was a direct violation of Americans’ private property rights. It would have placed unnecessary burdens on farmers, ranchers, and small business owners across Texas, and negatively impacted our economy. I applaud the Trump Administration for rolling back this burdensome regulation and reversing the federal land grab."