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Economic analysis could undermine Trump rule repeal Ariel Wittenberg – E&E News – October 30, 2019 When the Trump administration finalized its repeal of the Obama-era Clean Water Rule last month, it also quietly updated an economic analysis of the … Continue reading

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WOTUS lawsuits start long, muddy legal battle Pamela King – E&E News – October 24, 2019 Get ready for a surge of lawsuits over the Trump administration’s decision to walk back Obama-era protections for wetlands and streams. Opponents to the administration’s … Continue reading

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Repealing the Clean Water Rule is not about protecting farmers By Mark Ryan and Betsy Southerland – The Hill – September 20, 209 Last week, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed a rule repealing the 2015 Clean Water Rule. That Obama-era … Continue reading

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The wonder of water By Laura Paskus – NM Political Report – February 14, 2019 – Video “How’s your day today?” the grocery store cashier asks. “Oh my God,” I can’t stop myself. Even though I know the checker wasn’t … Continue reading

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Waters of the US’ would alter environmental reg as we know it By Joshua A. Bloom – The Hill – January 1, 2019 The scope of the Clean Water Act has been the subject of dispute beginning with its enactment … Continue reading

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Does Scott Pruitt have a solid case for repealing the Clean Water Rule? The Conservation – July 5, 2017 On June 27, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a proposed rule rescinding the Obama administration’s “Clean Water Rule.” This … Continue reading

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By Jeanne Christie This month’s issue of the Association of State Wetland Manager’s monthly e-zine – Wetland Breaking News – included a story on “Top Trends Conservationists Should be Paying Attention to but Aren’t”.  It’s an intriguing list and there are also … Continue reading

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We Won’t Back Down from our Mission By Liz Purchia – EPA Connect – December 17, 2015 It’s that time again. Like clockwork, mere days after the world reached a historic global climate agreement in Paris, a small but vocal group … Continue reading

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Working for Clean Water is a Dream Come True By Joel Beauvais – EPA Connect – November 24, 2015 I grew up in rural Connecticut in the Housatonic River watershed. My childhood revolved around water, whether it was swimming and … Continue reading

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Sportsmen Win a Clean-Water Victory, Bu the Fight Isn’t Over By Bob Marshall – Field & Stream – The Conservationist Blog – November 5, 2015 Few recent conservation battles have been better at showing sportsmen just what they can still … Continue reading

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