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Dive Into Democracy | An Attack On Citizen Suits

Citizen suits are an essential tool for the work that Waterkeeper Organizations and Affiliates do. When Congress created environmental laws like the Clean Water Act, they recognized that governmental agencies might sometimes fail to take action against illegal pollution. As a solution, the Clean Water Act includes a provision that allows ordinary citizens to take ...


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Dive Into Democracy | Week of 3.20.17

Dive Into Democracy is Waterkeeper Alliance’s weekly roundup of current attacks on America’s clean water protections and how to take action. Want to get them in your email? Sign up here. Last Thursday, the Trump Administration revealed the proposed federal budget, which guts funding for many federal agencies – and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...


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Dive Into Democracy | Week of 3.13.17

Dive Into Democracy is Waterkeeper Alliance’s weekly roundup of current attacks on America’s clean water protections and how to take action. Want to get them in your email? Sign up here. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and laws like the Clean Water Act stop companies from dumping waste into waterways and endangering communities. But now, ...