Coalition Comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regarding the Waters of the United States Rule

May 2017

In response to
Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OA-2017-0190

From: The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition
And the undersigned environmental non-governmental organizations

To whom it may concern:

On behalf of the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition, we submit these comments per the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s request for public input on regulations that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification in accordance with Executive Order 13777. We are concerned that this process focuses on the negative aspects of federal regulation and fails to adequately prioritize the tremendous benefits they provide to our health, environment, and economy…