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Waters of the U.S.

The Latest On: Waters of the U.S.

May 1, 2018 | Legal Document

Clean Water Rule: Amended Complaint

In the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington at Seattle. This suit presents the question of whether federal agencies may lawfully decline to exercise their duty and authority to protect the waters of the United States from pollution and destruction under the Clean Water Act contrary to the direction of Congress.

April 6, 2018 | Legal Document

Clean Water Rule: Motion to Re-open Case

United States District Court for the Western District of Washington at Seattle. Plaintiffs Puget Soundkeeper Alliance and Sierra Club move this Court to reopen the above-captioned matter.

April 6, 2018 | Legal Document

Clean Water Rule: Motion to Amend Complaint

United States District Court for the Western District of Washington at Seattle. Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15 and Local Rule 15, Plaintiffs Puget Soundkeeper Alliance and Sierra Club respectfully request leave to amend and supplement the Complaint in the above-captioned case.

March 8, 2018 | Blog Post

Clean Water Rule Rider Sells Democracy Downriver

Congress is using a harmful, sneaky provision in a large must-pass spending bill to try and make it easier for EPA to repeal the Clean Water Rule without public or legal oversight.

November 28, 2017 | Letter

60 Groups Urge Support for the Clean Water Rule

60 groups urge the House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on the Environment to support the critical clean water protections laid out in the 2015 Clean Water Rule

June 29, 2017 | In the News: WGCU News

Florida Activists Pan EPA Clean Water Rollback

Tania Galloni, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: “Candidate Trump also promised clean water for everyone ... The clean water rule was there to ensure that the waterways throughout the country were clean and repealing such a rule can only lead to more trouble.”

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