House Approves Southerland Bill to Halt EPA-Corps Clean Water Rule - Despite a White House veto warning, U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland, II applauded House approval (262 - 152) of legislation he introduced "prohibiting Washington agencies from disrupting the federal-state partnership that has successfully improved water quality for more than 40 years." H.R. 5078, the Regulatory Overreach Protection Act passed the House with the votes of 35 House Democrats. . .
- H.R.5078 Legislative details - Introduced by Rep Steve Southerland, II [R-FL] with 120 cosponsors; now on the House Floor
- Waters of the U.S. Proposed Rule