Sunday 19 May 2019
Waterkeepers Chesapeake comments on rule support a broad, science-based definition of the waters of the U.S. and urges EPA to strengthen the rule to ensure full protection of the nation’s waters.   The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed a new rule that slashes Clean Water Act protections…
Proposed rule frees industry to dump toxic waste into streams, allows the destruction of millions of acres of wetlands, and threatens drinking water. On December 11, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled its proposal to replace the 2015 Clean Water Rule with a very narrow, unscientific…
Waterkeepers Chesapeake Joins Over 115 Waterkeeper Organizations and Other Groups In Opposition to Repeal of the Clean Water Rule In 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps (Corps) of Engineers passed the Clean Water Rule, resulting in a victory for a variety of…