Two public hearings will be held in Kansas City, Kan., Feb. 27 and 28 in the Wyandotte Ballroom of the Reardon Convention Center. The Feb. 27 session will run from 4 to 8 p.m. and the Feb. 28 session will go from 9 a.m. to noon. Click here for more information about the hearings, including how to register as a speaker. Click here for more information on how to submit a public comment. The 60-day public comment period will close on April 15.
The proposed revisions would dramatically decrease the number of wetlands and waterways covered by the Clean Water Act, eliminating federal protections from groundwater, some artificially irrigated areas, streams that only flow after rainfall and wetlands that aren't connected to large waterways.