EPA Reducing Waterway Protection

January 25, 2020

In carrying out the wishes of President Trump, the Environmental Protection Agency is greatly reducing the extent of waterways covered by federal protection, with the biggest change rolling back coverage of smaller resources, including wetlands. This is just the type of political meddling that a longtime environmental consultant worried about in Issues recently as he traced the history of wetlands protections and proposed a set of policies and management practices that would safeguard these valuable resources while addressing the needs of an array of stakeholders.

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