Waters of the US


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The EPA’s Dirty Water: New Rule Discards Science, Ignores Importance of Wetlands and Tributaries

In its latest act of abdication, the Environmental Protection Agency has published its Navigable Waters Protection Rule in the Federal Register, removing protections from half of America’s wetlands and a fifth of streams and tributary headwaters. Read more >

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EPA’s New Water Rule a Mockery of Science and the Clean Water Act

The Trump administration’s new Navigable Waters Protection rule removes protections for half of the nation’s wetlands, nearly 20 percent of streams, and goes against all scientific sense. Read more >

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Trump Swamp Threatens Waters of the US

In December, the Trump EPA issued its intended replacement for the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. The proposed rollback ignores the value of wetlands, includes a highly dubious cost-benefit analysis, and uses hysteria to shut down science. Read more >

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