It may seem like a simple question, but what water is surface water? Today, the Environmental Protection Agency is set to release a plan that will replace an Obama-era definition. It’s important because it decides what waterways are federally-protected. Marketplace’s Ben Bradford reports on how this question has bedeviled multiple administrations.
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