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. Under the CWA, the federal government can regulate water quality standards and implement pollution control to protect the integrity […]
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By Giulia Schaub, Blog Editor President Donald Trump and the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) released their proposal on January 10, 2020 to modify the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), with the ultimate goals of bringing an end to the slow federal approval processes of new projects and […]
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By Daniel Pagana, Staff Writer Under the current administration, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has repealed and/or weakened almost 100 environmental laws.  Recently, the EPA has been focusing on weakening the Clean Water Act by repealing Waters of the United States rule […]
The EPA – Promulgating a rule it already has the power to do, or creating new law? By Kathryn VanDeveer, Staff Writer As of January 19th 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule entitled, Treatment of Indian Tribes in a Similar Manner as States for Purposes of […]