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The Trump administration is implementing its treacherous strategy to eliminate Clean Water Act protections for waters—and communities—across the country.

Please join us in fighting for the heart of the Clean Water Act by filing a comment opposing this rule.

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Pure Farms, Pure Waters

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Clean Water Defense

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Clean and Safe Energy

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Earth Day: Our Growing Water Crisis and the Water Warriors Fighting it

When millions of people flooded the streets 49 years ago for the first Earth Day, they were making a path, a path that thousands of local activists have walked in the subsequent decades. I’m proud to be part of helping strengthen and grow some of the bravest and most dedicated of those activists: Water warriors ...

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Federal Appeals Court Orders EPA to Strengthen Rule on Toxic Wastewater from Power Plants

EPA must update guidelines for reducing toxic wastewater pollution from steam-electric power plants Siding with environmentalists, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Friday issued a decision directing the EPA to strengthen limits on toxic wastewater from power plants.  The Court’s ruling requires EPA to reevaluate modern wastewater treatment technology to greatly ...

LAST CALL! The Clean Water Act Depends on You

UPDATE: The Trump administration denied our request to extend the WOTUS comment period, giving us only 60 days to express our fierce opposition to this rulemaking that would accelerate the extinction of more than 75 endangered species and remove Clean Water Act protections from millions of miles of waterways. In comparison, the Obama administration provided ...

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