Tag Archives: Clean-Water-Act

April 21st 2014

Rule clarifying the Clean Water Act is now open for public comment

The Waters of the United States rule was published in the federal register today beginning the 90-day public comment period. The draft rule, first announced by the Obama Administration on March 25, has been issued to clarify confusion and uncertainty surrounding … Continue reading

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March 25th 2014

Obama Administration Rule Will Help Protect Great Lakes

The Obama Administration today released a proposed rule to clarify which waters of the United States are protected by the Clean Water Act from pollution and destruction. The rule will be a big step forward in the effort to restore … Continue reading

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March 24th 2014

FAQs: Waters of the United States Rule

Frequently Asked Questions 1. What is the Waters of the United States rule? The Waters of the United States rule was issued by the Obama Administration March 25, 2014 to clarify which waters are protected by the Clean Water Act. … Continue reading

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March 12th 2014

EPA Administrator McCarthy on Great Lakes: ‘We Have to all Rally for What’s Important’

Last week, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy addressed more than 150 Great Lakes supporters in Washington, D.C., as part of Great Lakes Days. The keynote address was sponsored by the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition and the Great Lakes Commission. You … Continue reading

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January 19th 2012

Advocates to U.S. Sens. Brown, Portman: ‘Beat Back Attacks on Clean Water Act’

An opinion piece in the Toledo Blade underscores the importance of clean water programs in the effort to restore the Great Lakes—and the need for public officials like U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman to show their support for … Continue reading

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