Monday 20 May 2019
Rule will not adequately protect water or communities. Fails to follow science and properly designate coal ash as hazardous waste. Washington, DC -- December 19, 2014 -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today has issued its first-ever national rule on the disposal of coal ash. Several local…
Published in Coal Ash
Waterkeepers Chesapeake generally supports much of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA”) proposed definition of Waters of the United States under the Clean Water Act. We particularly support the strong scientific grounding in parts of the rule that identify categories of waters that are, by definition, waters of…
Published in Clean Water Advocacy
  Virginia has more than 100 large chicken and hog factory farm operations, but not one has a required federal Clean Water Act water pollution control permit that would reduce runoff into the Chesapeake Bay. For Immediate Release:  September 18, 2014. The Environmental Integrity Project, the Assateague…