Clean Water Act

SCOTUS Ruling Opens Door to Wetlands Destruction

The EPA Removes Federal Protections for Most of the Country’s Wetlands James Doubek/NPR “This rule spells out how the Sackett decision has undermined our ability to prevent the destruction of our nation’s wetlands, which protect drinking water, absorb floods and provide habitat for wildlife,” said Jim Murphy, the National Wildlife Federation’s director of legal advocacy. […]

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Right-Wing US Supreme Court Delivers ‘Catastrophic Loss for Water Protections’

Right-Wing US Supreme Court Delivers ‘Catastrophic Loss for Water Protections’ The court “ripped the heart out of the law we depend on to protect American waters and wetlands,” said one critic, warning that the ruling “will cause incalculable harm.” JESSICA CORBETT May 25, 2023 This is a breaking story… Please check back for possible updates…

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Sierra Club Action: Clean Water for All Act, a repeal of Trumps WOTUS Rule

  Addup  campaign on Clean Water For All Act. You can use this site to contact your person in Congress. https://addup.sierraclub.org/campaigns/stop-the-trump-admin-from-stripping-protections-for-our-waters   This AddUp supports Representative Peter DeFazio and Representative Grace Napolitano introduction in May of the Clean Water for All Act to repeal the Trump administration’s Dirty Water Rule. This is an important moment for our

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Green groups plan to sue over Trump rollback of Obama waterway protections

“Critics argue the rule ignores that all waterways are connected, with reduced protections increasing the risk that pollution and pesticides will flow downstream into bigger water bodies that serve as drinking water sources.” Green groups plan to sue over Trump rollback of Obama waterway protections By Rebecca Beitsch – 02/18/20 10:42 AM EST A coalition

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Rights of Nature Launches in Florida

As the Trump administration assaults the Clean Water Act to allow polluters to save a few dollars at the expense of citizens health…. Rights of Nature Launches in Florida: CELDF Press Release: Florida: Flurry of Rights of River Ballot Initiatives Proposed to Save Drinking Water, Ecosystems Sep 11, 2019 Efforts to add legally enforceable rights

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The Trump administration’s two-pronged assault on public health

Trump administration’s priorities in case you believed his Orwellian speech yesterday on his environmental “wins”. Hint, it’s all about getting rid of protections and helping his elite corporate friends make even more $ at the expense of your family’s health. Today the GOP is in court to deny 20 million people health insurance. Remember that

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