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US EPA and Army Corps Issue Weak Clean Water Rule


EPA rolls back protections for streams and rivers New York, NY and Washington, DC – May 27, 2015 – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and...

Maryland Court Rules in Favor of Local Riverkeepers and Rejects Weak Montgomery County Stormwater Permit


On April 2, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals ruled against the Maryland Department of Environment (MDE) and sent the flawed stormwater permit for...

Cape Fear River Watch and Waterkeeper Alliance Oppose Proposed Reclassification of the Lower Cape Fear River


DENR Proposal Ignores Pollution Sources to the Detriment of North Carolina Citizens WILMINGTON, NC – March 5, 2015 – Cape Fear River Watch and Waterkeeper Alliance,...

Waterkeeper Alliance Statement on EPA’s Final “Connectivity” Report


January 16, 2015 – The release of EPA’s final report, Connectivity of Streams and Wetlands to Downstream Waters: A Review and Synthesis of the...

Coalition Files Lawsuit to Protect Endangered Sea Turtles, Whales, Aquatic Species


Coalition Files Lawsuit to Protect Endangered Sea Turtles, Whales, Aquatic Species Endangered Species Nationwide Threatened by Dangerous Cooling Water...

Groups Applaud Authorities Budget Office for Thorough Review of EFC Clean Water Raid & Operations


In August, the independent state Authorities Budget Office (ABO) announced it was investigating the Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) to determine...

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Groups Urge Full Protection of Tributaries and Adjacent Waters in WOTUS Rule


Broad, clear definition of “Waters of the U.S.” critical to protecting our waterways Waterkeeper Alliance submits comments to EPA and U.S. Army Corps...

Groups File Lawsuit Challenging State’s Plan to Partially Finance New Tappan Zee Bridge by Raiding Critical Clean Water Funds


Groups File Lawsuit Challenging State’s Plan to Partially Finance New Tappan Zee Bridge by Raiding Critical Clean Water Funds  Action taken to discourage...

New Coalition Launched To Protect Colorado River Headwaters


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Coalition Launched to Protect Colorado River Headwaters Epic Drought and Dirty Energy Boom Spotlight Fragility of Water Supply...

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Environmental Groups Sue EPA on Deficient Cooling Water Intake Rule


New EPA regulation fails to set a cooling water intake standard for protecting aquatic species NEW YORK (September 2, 2014) – A coalition of environmental...

New EPA National Beach Guidance


July 31, 2014 – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced new National Beach Guidance for coastal and Great Lakes states to...

Court Expands Public’s Right to Know about Power Plant Water Pollution


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Environmental groups are filing a complaint against the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to compel the agency to...

Riverkeeper Statement on EPA Rule Perpetuates Unacceptable Status Quo


May 20, 2014 Statement by Riverkeeper, Inc. on Important New EPA Ruling Governing Power Plant Cooling Water Nation’s Largest Users of Freshwater Can...

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Victory for Great Lakes


Coalition: Spending Bill ‘Significant Victory for Millions Who Depend on Great Lakes’ ANN ARBOR, MICH. – The U.S. Congress released its 2014 spending...