Clean Water Act

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Name: Clean Water Act
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 2 reports

On Earth Day, a Commitment to Climate Action

Forty-five years ago, an oil well being drilled off the coast of Santa Barbara, California blew out. At the time, it was the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Forty-five years ago, too, the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, Ohio, caught fire—again. Cities ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 17 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

EPA Opens Comments on Waters of the US Language

The Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers this week posted to the Federal Register its full proposed rule regarding the definition of the Waters of the United States under the Clean Water Act, initiating 90 days of public comment ... [Published Indiana Prairie Farmer - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Deadlines, meetings set ahead of BP trial

A federal court magistrate has issued a seven-page schedule of hearings, conferences and deadlines leading up to January’s trial aimed at determining how much money BP will owe in Clean Water Act fines as a result of its 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Earth Day 2014

VICTORIA – Jessica Gould of Victoria says it should be a group effort: keeping our environment clean."While we can easily have a negative impact… with a little bit of effort we can make a positive impact to make the environment better," said Gould.Taking ... [Published Crossroads Today - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Damages phase of BP Gulf spill trial set for January

World News: 00:17 GMT Wednesday 23rd April 2014 . [ ]This storyThe high-stakes penalty phase of BP's trial over its role in the 2010 U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil spill will start next January, court officials said on Tuesday, and billions of dollars could ... [Published SPi World News - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Protect Pa. waters (letter)

The scope of the Clean Water Act was meant to be broad, mirroring its purpose “to restore and maintain the chemical, physical and biological integrity of the Nation’s waters.” For 30 years, it was. However, recent Supreme Court cases have caused confusion ... [Published York Daily Record - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

EPA: new rule doesn’t expand agency’s reach

The Environmental Protection Agency says its proposed Waters of the U.S. rule of the Clean Water Act clarifies which waters are protected. The proposal, however, is drawing criticism from the American Farm Bureau, which says the rule will impose unworkable ... [Published Brownfield Network - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

DNR seeks public comment on Clean Water Act authorization

The Forest County Potawatomi Community has applied to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for authorization to administer water quality standards under the federal Clean Water Act.Under sections 303(c), 401 and 518(e) of the act, the approval ... [Published Agri View - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

EPA and Army Corps Clarify Protection for Nation’s Streams and Wetlands

Agriculture’s Exemptions and Exclusions from Clean Water Act Expanded by Proposal.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) jointly released a proposed rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water ... [Published Rock Products - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

New Clean Water Act Rule Would Impact Homeowners, Professionals

Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) is addressing the potential increased public health risks, and how homeowners and professionals would be significantly impacted in their ability to treat property near any water, according to the proposed ... [Published Potato Grower - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

Farm Bureau strongly opposing new EPA proposed water rules

The Montana Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) is expressing strong opposition to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) grossly expanding government control of the Clean Water Act. The rules, which were released today, say normal farming, ranching and ... [Published Montana Farm Bureau Federation - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

CONFER: Property rights and the Clean Water Act

Niagara Gazette — The United States of America was founded on the premise of natural rights, succinctly dictated as the unalienable rights of "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness."During the era in which the Declaration of Independence was framed, ... [Published Niagara Gazette - Apr 22 2014]

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"This past summer I was actually swimming in the river" Scatamacchia said
...natural resources, and wildlife laws," said Robert G Dreher, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division. "It also defends federal agency actions and rules when they are challenged in the courts, keeping the nation's air water, and land free of pollution, promoting military preparedness and national security, and supporting responsible stewardship of America's forests, wildlife and other natural resources. The division also handles a broad array of important matters affecting Indian tribes and their members. Across all this work, we strive to ensure that all Americans enjoy clean air water and land, implementing the department's deep commitment to environmental justice."
"That’s why Clean Water Act jurisdiction over farmlands amounts to nothing less than federal veto power over a farmer’s ability to farm" AFBF President Bob Stallman said in comments following the proposal's release
"Every day should be Earth Day, I think, because there's so many problems with the earth" Whiting said

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BP Oil Spill Trial Dates [Published WPMI - 6 hours ago]
Earth Day 2014 [Published Crossroads Today - 6 hours ago]
EPA rules ‘Waters of the U.S.’ threatens all pr... [Published Greeley Gazette - 6 hours ago]
Damages phase of BP Gulf spill trial set for Ja... [Published SPi World News - 7 hours ago]
Water Police, Part One: EPA Coming to Your Farm? [Published Farm Futures - 7 hours ago]
Water Police, Part Four: EPA's Definition of 'A... [Published Farm Futures - 7 hours ago]
Protect Pa. waters (letter) [Published York Daily Record - 7 hours ago]
EPA: new rule doesn’t expand agency’s reach [Published Brownfield Network - 8 hours ago]
Damages phase of BP Gulf spill trial set for Ja... [Published CNBC - 8 hours ago]
Time to Ditch the Rule [Published American Farm Bureau - 8 hours ago]
Farm Bureau Says ‘Ditch’ EPA Water Rule [Published Hoosier Ag Today - 9 hours ago]
Farm Bureau pledges to fight EPA’s water rule [Published The Hill - 9 hours ago]
Executive Power on Steroids [Published Policy Review - 9 hours ago]
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Earth Day and its connection to Cleveland [Published WKYC News - 10 hours ago]
Why the Campaign Against Keystone XL Still Matters [Published The Nation - 10 hours ago]
EPA announces $5 million in grants to restore S... [Published Water Environment Federation - 10 hours ago]
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Spending Earth Day at the Ground Zero for Clima... [Published TIME.com - 10 hours ago]
We’ve all seen the iconic Blue Marble photo of the earth from space, the image that launched a thousand nature essays, but Bill Nelson and Piers Sellers are among the few people who have enjoyed that perspective on the planet in the flesh. Nelson is ...
Spending Earth Day at the Ground Zero for Clima... [Published Swampland - 10 hours ago]
We’ve all seen the iconic Blue Marble photo of the earth from space, the image that launched a thousand nature essays, but Bill Nelson and Piers Sellers are among the few people who have enjoyed that perspective on the planet in the flesh. Nelson is ...
On Earth Day, a Commitment to Climate Action [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 17 hours ago]
Forty-five years ago, an oil well being drilled off the coast of Santa Barbara, California blew out. At the time, it was the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Forty-five years ago, too, the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, Ohio, caught fire—again. Cities ...
On Earth Day, a Commitment to Climate Action [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - 17 hours ago]
Forty-five years ago, an oil well being drilled off the coast of Santa Barbara, California blew out. At the time, it was the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Forty-five years ago, too, the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, Ohio, caught fire—again. Cities ...
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