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Reps. Graves, Capito urge President Biden to maintain Army Corps Permitting Rule

U.S. Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO), ranking member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, urged President Joe Biden in a letter Tuesday to maintain the U.S. Armey Corps of Engineers’ authority to issue nationwide general permits for activities with limited environmental impact.

Doing so, the legislators said, would ensure environmental protection while increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of permitting.

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