This blog site provides links to two current news items (WOTUS and the Clean Water Act), a science-based research paper, and a short visit to a meandering pasture creek. Access to safe water is a global concern, but in this edition we look at a few of the many U.S.-based stories, editorials, and reports that flow by every week.
Eleven Democratic state attorneys general on Tuesday sued President Donald Trump’s administration over its decision to delay implementation of an Obama-era rule that would have expanded the number of wetlands and small waterways protected by the Clean Water Act. Read moreRead More »
The President has issued an Executive Order directing the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers to “… begin dismantling their [WOTUS] rule [which was intended] to clarify the agency’s authority over various waters. That jurisdiction – based on several U.S. Supreme Court decisions – had included ‘navigable’ waters and[…]Read More »