Policy

November 6th 2015

Senate Attacks on Clean Water Rule Successfully Rebuffed

Earlier this week, the Clean Water Rule, which we’ve been advocating for throughout the year, was under attack in the U.S. Senate. The Clean Water Rule was finalized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of … Continue reading

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October 29th 2015

Action Alert: Protect Clean Water Rule Under Attack in U.S. Senate

We have an URGENT action alert and sign on letter this morning to protect the near-final Clean Water Rule in the Senate. The rule is critical to restoring protections against pollution and destruction for lakes, streams, wetlands, and other water … Continue reading

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May 11th 2015

Action Alert: Vote Expected Tuesday Threatens the Clean Water Act

On Tuesday we expect the House of Representatives to vote on the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act (HR 1732)—a bill that would set back efforts by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps to provide strong Clean Water … Continue reading

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April 29th 2015

Action Alert: House Bill Threatens the Clean Water Act

UPDATE: The U.S. House has delayed this vote until later in May. We will let you know when we expect the vote to come up next. On Friday, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on the Regulatory Integrity Protection … Continue reading

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March 23rd 2015

Action Alert: Urge Congress to Restore Farm Bill Conservation Funding

UPDATE: The current sign on list now includes Sens. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Al Franken (D-Minn.), and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.). As we’ve written about previously, President Obama’s proposed budget for FY2016 cut funding to Great Lakes programs, including the Great … Continue reading

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