Clean Water Restoration Act Reintroduced In Senate

Law360, New York (April 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., has reintroduced a bill aimed at undoing limitations on the scope of the Clean Water Act that were imposed by two recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings.

Feingold said in a statement Thursday that his bill, the Clean Water Restoration Act, would restore protections for waterways throughout the country that impact the drinking water of more than 100 million Americans. He first introduced the bill in 2007 and hearings on it were held last April, but the measure never came to a...
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