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Trump Administration to Slash Clean Water Act Protections for Rivers, Streams, Wetlands

Radical Proposal Would Disproportionally Harm Western United States, Putting Over 75 Endangered Species on Fast Track to Extinction A Trump administration proposal today to radically slash Clean Water Act protections would free industry to dump toxic waste into streams across the United States and allow the destruction of millions of acres of wetlands critical to ...


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US insurers provide lifeline to coal as global insurance market shrinks

Report shows European insurers leading on restricting coal industry’s access to underwriting while U.S. insurers undermine action to tackle climate change U.S. insurance companies are lagging behind their international peers on climate action, reveals Insuring Coal No More, the second annual scorecard on the industry from the Unfriend Coal campaign. U.S. insurers are enabling the construction of new ...


Waterkeeper Groups Notify EPA of Intent to Sue Under Safe Drinking Water Act

Regulator has missed Safe Drinking Water Act deadlines for toxic and carcinogenic contaminants Waterkeeper Alliance, Waterkeepers Chesapeake, and California Coastkeeper Alliance today notified the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of their intent to sue the agency under the Safe Drinking Water Act because EPA has missed Safe Drinking Water Act deadlines for reviewing and regulating ...