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Lawsuit Challenges New NEPA Regulations that Shield CAFOs from Environmental Review

Extreme changes to the regulations have widespread consequences for animals, surrounding communities, and the environment. Contact: Mike Andrade-Heymsfield, media@aldf.org, 707-364-8387 ...
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Federal Government Uses COVID-19 Health Crisis to Give Polluters a Free Pass

Federal Government Uses COVID-19 Health Crisis to Give Polluters a Free Pass

As the EPA retreats on enforcement, our Waterkeepers will be called on to step in to protect the public The ...
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Maryland Pushes Back Against EPA’s Attempt to Take Away States’ Rights

Maryland Pushes Back Against EPA’s Attempt to Take Away States’ Rights

By Aaron Zoellick, WKC Legal Intern Long before President Trump was inaugurated, it was clear that unraveling environmental protections was ...
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Local Waterkeepers Oppose Rollback of States' Rights to Protect Water

Local Waterkeepers Oppose Rollback of States’ Rights to Protect Water

Waterkeepers Chesapeake submitted comments on behalf of our 18 Waterkeepers and 209 individuals opposing the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule ...
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Waterkeepers Chesapeake Demands All Communities be Protected from Toxic Coal Ash

Waterkeepers Chesapeake Demands All Communities be Protected from Toxic Coal Ash

Waterkeepers Chesapeake submitted comments today opposing the revisions to the definitions of “coal pile” and “beneficial use.” These revisions to EPA’s “Hazardous and ...
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