Biden Administration Comes Up Short in Action to Restore National Clean Water Protections
Important Waterways Across the Country Left Unprotected Indefinitely During Administrative Process Citing to the significant environmental degradation...
Army Corps Sued for Failure to Protect Waterways, Endangered Wildlife From Pipeline Construction
Nationwide Permit 12 Greenlights Environmental Destruction Environmental groups filed a lawsuit today against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over a...
Environmental Groups File Lawsuits Against Trump Administration for Toxic Water Pollution Rollbacks
Waterkeeper Alliance today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency challenging the Trump administration’s recent rollback...
Lawsuit Launched Targeting Trump Administration’s Suspension of Pollution Monitoring
EPA Allows Unchecked Pollution Without Considering Potential Impacts to Imperiled Species Conservation groups today filed a notice of intent to sue the...
Waterkeeper Alliance Responds to Rollback of Clean Water Act Section 401
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today finalized damaging changes to its state water quality certification regulations under Section 401 of the...
Yadkin Riverkeeper Addresses Misinformation on Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Replacement Rule
By Yadkin Riverkeeper. Reposted with permission from Yadkin Riverkeeper. With last week’s release of the new rule changes to the Clean Water Act, there...
Gulf and South Atlantic Waterkeepers Respond to Federal Clean Water Act Rollbacks
- By: Julia Widmann
Across the Gulf and South Atlantic regions of the US, Waterkeepers responded to the EPA rollbacks of Clean Water Act protections with creative, informative,...
Tell EPA Administrator Wheeler: We Need a Strong Clean Water Act
- By: Waterkeeper Alliance
Tell EPA Administrator Wheeler to stand up for a strong Clean Water Act Forty-seven years ago on October 18, 1972, the Clean Water Act was signed into...
Protecting the Bay from Trump’s EPA
- By: San Francisco Baykeeper
By Sejal Choksi-Chugh, originally published in the October 2019 edition of Bay Crossings, reposted with permission from San Francisco Baykeeper The Trump...
Trump Administration Rolls Back Protections for Millions of Acres of Wetlands, Waterways
The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency finalized a rule today rolling back protections for millions of acres of wetlands, vernal...
Twenty Years of Waterkeeper Alliance: How the Waterkeeper Movement Shaped and Was Shaped by U.S. Environmental Law
- By: Guest Contributor
By Karl Coplan. This post originally appeared on the blog of the American College of Environmental Lawyers at www.acoel.org. In the late 1980s, when I...
EPA Is Eroding States’ Authority to Protect Waters from Unchecked Development
- By: Waterkeepers Chesapeake
By Aaron Zoellick, WKC legal intern. Reposted with permission from Waterkeepers Chesapeake. You should not dive into a pool before checking if it...
Yuba River Waterkeeper Fights for Clean Water Act Protections
- By: Guest Contributor
By Ashley Overhouse, River Policy Manager at South Yuba River Citizens League In February, Nevada Irrigation District used a recent federal court ruling...