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Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Species From Trump Administration’s Rollback of Clean Water Protections

Conservation groups filed a formal notice of intent today to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for failing to consider harm to endangered species when adopting a rule that delays the effective date for the 2015 Clean Water Rule. That rule redefined which waterways are protected under the federal Clean Water ...


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Oklahoma DEQ’s Toxic Coal Ash Plan Threatens Public

U.S. EPA to Hold Feb 13 Hearing on Proposal to Replace Federal Requirements The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public hearing on a federal proposal to approve the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality’s (ODEQ) deficient rules on coal ash pollution on Tuesday, Feb. 13, beginning at 9 am (CST) at the ODEQ ...


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Press Conference: Atchafalaya groups discuss fight to stop Bayou Bridge pipeline

Groups will gather outside federal courthouse prior to hearing on preliminary injunction BATON ROUGE, LA— Representing the interests of the millions of people who use, study and cherish the Atchafalaya Basin, several groups will hold a press conference on Thursday prior to a hearing in Louisiana federal court to consider an injunction that aims to halt construction of the ...