Ding Dong. The-Witch-is-Dead.

Today marks a very important victory in our battle to save EPA’s Clean Water Rule from a phalanx in Congress intent on destroying the rule by any legislative-means necessary. Opponents in Congress failed three times to stop a rule that will provide critical protection to our nation’s most vulnerable streams and wetlands that in turn [...]

UPDATE: Clean Water Rule on Hold

Since we last posted on the Clean Water Rule, Senate Republicans have made two attempts to kill the Rule. One attempt was with a bill introduced by Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming; what many have called the Dirty Water Bill. The second attempt was made using the Congressional Review Act, which is a law that [...]

Senator Kirk Joins the Dark Side

Well, Senator Mark Kirk is clearly no Jedi warrior. Last week he co-sponsored Senator John Barrasso’s dirty water bill, a bill that would kill EPA’s new Clean Water Rule. We love the Clean Water Rule, because it protects our smallest, yet most important streams and wetlands. These waters are currently providing drinking water for 1 [...]

Press Release: A Landmark for Clean Water

American Rivers * Clean Water Action * Environment America * Natural Resources Defense Council * League of Conservation Voters * Prairie Rivers Network * River Network * Sierra Club FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Kelly, 202.393.5449, mkelly@cleanwater.org Washington (August 28, 2015) – A coalition of conservation groups today said they are mobilizing their millions of members [...]

Press Release – New Poll: Hunters and Anglers Nationwide Support the EPA’s Clean Water Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 22, 2015 New Poll: Hunters and Anglers Nationwide Support the EPA’s Clean Water Rule Sportsmen and women across the political spectrum support protecting smaller streams and wetlands Washington—A new nationwide, bipartisan survey found broad support among hunters and anglers for applying Clean Water Act protections to smaller streams and wetlands. "As [...]