MEDIA ADVISORY: Southerland, Putnam to Highlight EPA Overreach Today

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Southerland, Putnam to Highlight EPA Overreach Today

If it’s raining, the press conference will be moved to the First Floor Rotunda, New Capitol Building.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland, II announced today that he will host a press conference on the steps of Florida’s Historic Capitol in Tallahassee on Monday, August 18th, highlighting his Regulatory Overreach Protection Act. Southerland will be joined by Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and other Florida stakeholders to highlight bipartisan efforts to stop the EPA from expanding its regulatory authority to almost any body of water in America – including puddles, ditches, and farmland ponds.

WHO: Rep. Steve Southerland, II
Commissioner Adam Putnam, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs
Brewster Bevis, Sr. Vice President of State and Federal Affairs for the Associated Industries of Florida
Leticia Adams, Director of Infrastructure & Governance Policy for the Florida Chamber of Commerce
Janell Hendren, National Affairs Coordinator for the Florida Farm Bureau

WHAT: Press conference highlighting efforts to combat EPA overreach

WHEN: Monday, August 18th
1:30 – 2:15PM ET

WHERE: Front steps of Florida’s Historic Capitol Building
Monroe Street in Tallahassee

CONTACT: For media inquiries, please contact Matt McCullough with Rep. Southerland’s office at (202) 225-5235 or


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