President Celebrates 50 Years of Clean Water Act
White House
President Celebrates 50 Years of Clean Water Act
2022-10-17 18:32:14
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Tuesday marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Clean Water Act.  In observance of that milestone, President Joe Biden on Monday signed a proclamation celebrating how it revolutionized “America's responsibility to protect and restore the vital... Read More

EPA Rule Reversal Gives States Power to Block Polluting Projects
Environment
EPA Rule Reversal Gives States Power to Block Polluting Projects
2022-06-03 17:33:45
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency plans to return authority to the states to cancel pipeline, coal and other infrastructure projects that risk polluting waterways. The Trump administration removed the authority in 2020 under what environmentalists said was an incorrect... Read More

Norton Joins Conservationists Calling to Legalize Swimming in the Potomac
Environment
Norton Joins Conservationists Calling to Legalize Swimming in the Potomac
2022-03-23 13:26:43
by Kate Michael

WASHINGTON — In honor of World Water Day and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Clean Water Act, Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-DC, joined representatives from the Potomac Riverkeeper Network at The Wharf’s District Pier, where... Read More

Lawmakers Contribute to Lawsuit To Block EPA’s Water Quality Rule
Environment
Lawmakers Contribute to Lawsuit To Block EPA’s Water Quality Rule
2020-12-23 17:41:23
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON -- Members of Congress who handle environmental issues are adding their voices to a federal court case that threatens to roll back protections of the 1972 Clean Water Act. They are siding with the plaintiffs in a lawsuit that... Read More

Supreme Court Leans Toward Expanding Clean Water Act
Supreme Court
Supreme Court Leans Toward Expanding Clean Water Act

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices, both conservative and liberal, appeared skeptical Wednesday of a Trump administration argument that the federal Clean Water Act should not apply to sewage plant wastewater that flows into the ground and eventually seeps into federally... Read More

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