Longtime tensions return at U.S. House hearing on federal wetlands rule

By: - February 8, 2023 5:06 pm
The Puget Sound adjacent to Tacoma, Washington.

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Washington, said his state said in a House committee hearing Wednesday his state is defined by its clean waters, such as Puget Sound, seen here near Tacoma. (Canva Pro/TF Gruden-Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.