Donald Trump’s comments on the campaign trail often were light on detail, especially when it came to environmental policy. But one regular refrain was the promise to destroy the Clean Water Rule. The president is trying to make good on that pledge. Show More Summary
Bloomberg: Even Under Trump, a U.S. Coal Giant Plots Cautious Comeback Plan President Donald Trump has been offering coal companies everything under the sun –- fewer regulations, more land to mine, a freer pass from concerns about climate change. Show More Summary
The Trump administration's reasons for preventing a decision just don't hold water.
Narrowing the Clean Water Rule could increase pollution in critical waters.
President Trump’s attempts to roll back the Clean Water Rule, removing protections for small streams and wetlands, is bad news for anglers and fish. The only good news, writes Monte Burke, is “the process of rolling back this rule could … more ?
Calling it a “disaster,” President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to dismantle the controversial Waters of the United States rule. Trump instructed the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers to review and reconsider the rule, also known as WOTUS or the Clean Water Rule. Show More Summary
Last week Donald Trump told the EPA to review an Obama-era water rule that protects rivers and streams. But Trump's harshest critics say the president's business properties have the most to gain from the agency taking this legislation off the books.
Donald Trump’s war on clean water regulations could end up benefiting something near and dear to his heart — and his bank account: the dozen golf courses he owns in the U.S. Trump last month signed an executive order calling on the Environmental...Show More Summary
Some farmers and ranchers fear the Clean Water Rule could expand federal regulations that impact their private property rights. Continue reading ? The post Why farmers and ranchers think the EPA Clean Water Rule goes too far appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Federal protection for water is way bigger—and way more technical—than the Clean Water Rule. The post Lasers and Galoshes: How the Feds Divine if Rivers Need Help appeared first on WIRED.
President Trump has taken action to roll back environmental regulations protecting waterways, ordering a review of the Waters of the U.S. rule, which specifies the streams and wetlands that the federal government can protect. Making new rules or undoing the … more ?
Perhaps Trump's business concerns trump those for fishing and hunting and the environment.
During his first address to a joint session of Congress last night, President Trump promised to "work with members in both parties" to, among other things, "promote clean air and clear water." Hours earlier, he signed an executive order to roll back an Obama-era anti-pollution rule that gave the government control over waterways. [ more › ]
BHA today condemned the decision to withdraw the Clean Water Rule improve the nation's supply of drinking water, restore clarity to the Clean Water Act. This post Wetlands, Waterways Jeopardized Following Administration Decision appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
As part of his ongoing campaign to repeal and undermine many of Barack Obama’s environmental accomplishments, yesterday President Donald Trump signed an executive order directing the EPA to roll back a 2015 regulation known as “Waters of the United States” rule. Show More Summary
Trump administration’s withdrawal of Clean Water Rule endangers fisheries, wetlands habitat, drinking water, perpetrates confusion regarding scope of federal Clean Water Act WASHINGTON – Backcountry Hunters & Anglers today condemnedShow More Summary
Today, President Trump signed an executive order aimed at reworking Obama-era protections of clean water. The order asks for a revision of the 2015 Water of the US Act, a move likely to thrill Trump's supporters in the fossil fuel industry and big agriculture, and confuse just about everyone else. Show More Summary