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Waterkeeper Alliance Responds to President Trump’s Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement

President Trump’s decision is divorced from reality and puts the United States on the wrong side of history. NEW YORK, NY – President Trump today announced his decision to withdraw the United States from the landmark Paris Agreement, a monumental accord that is essential for the survival of life on our planet. This decision threatens ...

EPA Regulatory Rollbacks

Waterkeeper Alliance Submits Comments Opposing EPA Regulatory Rollbacks

Waterkeeper Alliance, along with 121 Waterkeeper Organizations and Affiliates, submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) late yesterday in vehement opposition to the withdrawal, modification or revocation of any EPA regulation that results from its Regulatory Reform Task Force evaluation under Executive Order 13777. The full comments are available here. Waterkeeper Alliance and ...

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Polluters Ask Trump Administration to Cut Safeguards for Nation’s No. 2 Toxic Pollution Threat

Coal Ash Waste Linked to Cancer, Heart Disease, Stroke, Brain Damage Dangerous piles of industrial waste laced with lead, arsenic, mercury and other toxics will continue to threaten communities all over America if the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grants a legal petition that industrial polluters filed today. The polluters’ Petition for Reconsideration seeks to do away ...