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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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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Trump’s Executive Order Strips States’ Authority to Protect Clean Water

Trump’s Executive Order Strips States’ Authority to Protect Clean Water

Executive Order is a clear move to benefit major oil and gas companies and expedite controversial infrastructure against the wishes ...
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New Executive Order Would Limit States’ Rights to Protect Waterways

New Executive Order Would Limit States’ Rights to Protect Waterways

(Washington, D.C.)– President Trump’s executive order, issued today, changes the existing Clean Water Act’s 401 Water Quality Certification process that gives ...
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