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Trumps order of small streams rule review draws criticism, praise
Doug Collins.2015
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville
An executive order by President Donald Trump mandating a review of an Obama-era rule aimed at protecting small streams and wetlands from development and pollution has drawn partisan praise and criticism, as well as ire from environmentalists. Trump’s order “illustrates his commitment to correcting the overreach of the previous administration,” U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, said. Collins said the rule as pushed by former President Barack Obama “would have a devastating effect on farmers, ranchers and small businesses in Northeast Georgia and across the country at no clear benefit to the environment.”