Wednesday 22 May 2019
Executive Order is a clear move to benefit major oil and gas companies and expedite controversial infrastructure against the wishes of states. President Trump released an Executive Order last week that seeks to restrict every state’s authority under the Clean Water Act. This authority allows state regulators to assess…
(Washington, D.C.)– President Trump’s executive order, issued today, changes the existing Clean Water Act’s 401 Water Quality Certification process that gives states the power to protect their waterways from federally licensed projects that could affect water quality.  Betsy Nicholas, executive director of Waterkeepers Chesapeake, released the following statement on…
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By Aaron Zoellick, Waterkeepers Chesapeake Legal Intern As February drew to a close, Exelon initiated proceedings in an attempt to use a recent federal appeals court decision as a sword to hack its way through regulatory compliance and secure a 50-year license to operate the Conowingo Dam…
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