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Public Comment Deadlines Extended for Key USEPA Actions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) recently extended the public comment deadlines associated with its proposed rulemaking to redefine “waters of the United States” for federal Clean Water Act programs and its request for information regarding a possible rulemaking for the disclosure of hydraulic fracturing chemicals.  The new comment deadline for the Clean Water Act rulemaking is October 20, 2014.  The new deadline to comment on the advance notice of proposed rulemaking regarding chemical disclosure is September 18, 2014.