By CORAL DAVENPORTMAY 27, 2015
Gina McCarthy, the E.P.A. administrator, last month in Chicago. The rule is
being issued under the 1972 Clean Water Act Credit Joshua Lott for The New York Time
WASHINGTON — President Obama on Wednesday announced a sweeping new clean water regulation meant to restore the federal government’s authority to limit pollution in the nation’s rivers, lakes, streams and wetlands.