Post Tagged with: "Environmental Protection Agency"

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Trump Administration Enacts Largest Rollback of the Clean Water Act

By: Margaret Potter, Blog Editor Enacted in 1972, the Clean Water Act (the “CWA”) has provided for the federal protection of the “waters of the United States” for over forty years.[1] Under the CWA, the federal government can regulate water quality standards and implement pollution control to protect the integrity […]

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New York’s New Environmental Laws Are Going Against EPA Trends

New York’s New Environmental Laws Are Going Against EPA Trends

Photo provided courtesy of Unsplash.com By Daniel Pagana, Staff Writer             Under the current administration, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has repealed and/or weakened almost 100 environmental laws. [1]   Recently, the EPA has been focusing on weakening the Clean Water Act by repealing Waters of the United States rule […]

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