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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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By Daniel Pagana, Staff Writer Under the current administration, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has repealed and/or weakened almost 100 environmental laws.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 […]
By: Claude Ngatchou, Staff Writer On February 15, during a news conference in the White House Rose Garden, President Trump announced that he would sign a spending bill to prevent another government shutdown and declared a national emergency to fund construction of a wall along the southern border. […]
By Drew Rummel, Staff Writer Arguably, the hottest topic in political news in the past two weeks has been the executive order that President Donald Trump issued, which temporarily banned immigration into the United States from seven overseas countries. The ban, if allowed, would halt immigration from those countries […]
By Stephanie Shriver-Byrne, Staff Writer People vote for presidents for many reasons, including but not limited to, political party identification, ideology, policy positions of the candidates, and individual characteristics of the candidate. Donald Trump won the presidential election on Nov. 8, 2016. The first point of President-elect Trump’s 10-point […]