Federal Regulatory Rollbacks

Under the Trump administration the need to fight regulatory rollbacks at the federal level has reached a new level of urgency. Waterkeepers Chesapeake and our members have always responded to new clean water and environmental laws and regulations on the federal level. But now we have made this a high priority during this era of attacks on the Clean Water Act and other environmental laws and erosion of transparency and public participation. There has been a clear takeover by polluting industries of the agencies that are supposed to be protecting our health, environment and communities.

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Clean Water Act rollbacks hurt rivers and drinking water | COMMENTARY

Clean Water Act rollbacks hurt rivers and drinking water | COMMENTARY

by Betsy Nicholas, October 27, 2020 https://www.baltimoresun.com/opinion/op-ed/bs-ed-op-1028-chesapeake-bay-20201027-ohnnakvjmzashed5uqgn34nm54-story.html I have always loved spending time on rivers. I tend to visit the ...
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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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