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Streams & Wetlands Threatened by Industry Suit

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Oil industry groups have sued the Environmental Protection Agency in an attempt to greatly weaken regulations designed to prevent oil spills into United States waters. Earthjustice has intervened to oppose the industry challenge.

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June 19, 2006 | Feature

Background on Clean Water Cases Before the Supreme Court

The Clean Water Act is one of the nation's strongest environmental laws, but in recent years, industrial polluters have been making a concerted effort to dismantle the protections of the Clean Water Act.

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