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EPA backs off federal storm water runoff rule (UPDATE)

By Marie Rohde The Environmental Protection Agency is withdrawing from its storm water management rule a requirement builders say would have added $10 billion a year to construction costs in the U.S. “This is a significant victory,” said Patrick Stevens, ...

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Builders group hits $1.1 million in fourth quarter lobbying

Los Angeles (AP) — The homebuilding industry’s main trade association spent $1.1 million in the fourth quarter lobbying Congress, the White House and several government agencies on housing, taxes, health care and other issues, according to a disclosure report. The ...

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