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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Stop Sen. Joe Manchin's Dirty Deal to Streamline Approval of Fossil Fuel Projects

Stop Sen. Joe Manchin’s Dirty Deal to Streamline Approval of Fossil Fuel Projects

In exchange for his vote to help pass the Inflation Reduction Act last month, Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia ...
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Waterkeepers Chesapeake Urges EPA to Fully Restore State, Tribal, and Community Rights Under the Clean Water Act’s Section 401

Waterkeepers Chesapeake Urges EPA to Fully Restore State, Tribal, and Community Rights Under the Clean Water Act’s Section 401

On August 8, 2022, Waterkeepers Chesapeake submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging removal and replacement of regulations of ...
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Dominion Power Plant

The Supreme Court Gutted the EPA. What Now?

We are outraged and alarmed by today’s overreaching U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s authority to ...
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