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 EPA from Taking Away States' Rights to Protect Local Waterways!

Stop EPA from Taking Away States’ Rights to Protect Local Waterways!

Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is stripping authority away from states and tribes to fully protect their local streams and ...
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EPA Is Eroding States’ Authority to Protect Waters from Unchecked Development

EPA Is Eroding States’ Authority to Protect Waters from Unchecked Development

By Aaron Zoellick, WKC Legal Intern You should not dive into a pool before checking if it is filled with ...
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Waterkeepers Chesapeake Denounces EPA’s Gutting Clean Water Protections for Millions

Waterkeepers Chesapeake Denounces EPA’s Gutting Clean Water Protections for Millions

Waterkeepers Chesapeake comments on rule support a broad, science-based definition of the waters of the U.S. and urges EPA to ...
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