The Trump administration dirties the water (again)

Credit: Will Parson/Chesapeake Bay Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has repealed the Clean Water Rule, which provided a long-needed clarification of the Clean Water Act by ensuring protections applied to streams, wetlands, and other small bodies of water that are critical to the condition of larger waterways. Disregarding years of scientific research, the Trump administration’s latest move puts the health of the nation’s waterways at risk, including the drinking water supplies of millions of Americans. 



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