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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The Farm Bill & Opportunities for Water Quality

The Farm Bill & Opportunities for Water Quality

The Farm Bill, a massive and complicated piece of federal legislation that is renewed every 5 years, is up for ...
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A Narrow Reading of the Clean Water Act by the Supreme Court Would Endanger Us All

A Narrow Reading of the Clean Water Act by the Supreme Court Would Endanger Us All

On October 3rd, the Supreme Court heard the case of Sackett v. EPA, focused on deciding which types of waterways ...
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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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