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View from the blog-o-sphereSportsmen 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 accomplish, and who their true friends are in Congress, than the fight over the clean water rule. This week was another example. On Tuesday the Senate effectively killed the cynically titled “Federal Water Quality Protection Act”, S.1140. The only thing this act would have protected was the continued loss of protection for 20 million acres of wetlands critical to fish and wildlife – including most waterfowl nesting grounds and cold-water trout streams – not to mention human health. For full blog post, click here.

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