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Feds look to regulate 40,000 miles of Georgia streams

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A controversial Obama administration regulation finalized Wednesday would bring an additional 40,000 miles of Georgia streams under federal protection, according to an environmental advocacy group.

The “Waters of the USA” rule goes into effect in about two months, but the political and legal wrangling among the administration, Congress, the farm lobby and environmental groups is far from over.

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