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Seth Perlman / AP

A federal judge last week blocked an Obama-era rule governing what bodies of water are subject to the Clean Water Act.

 

The Obama administration rule said the Clean Water Act applies to streams and ponds that are sometimes dry and other bodies of water far upstream from navigable waterways. Farmers, developers and other landowners called that federal overreach. Ten states including Georgia challenged the rule.

The Brunswick News

Coastal residents and conservation groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday over the proposed Spaceport Camden.

They said Camden County is breaking state and federal open record laws by withholding information about safety and potential risks to residents and tourists during rocket launches.