Attorney General James Sues Trump's EPA Over Replacement of Clean Water Rule

Posted to Applied Web NY on Fri, 05/01/2020 - 14:33

NEW YORK – Attorney General Letitia James today co-led a coalition of 18 attorneys general and the City of New York in suing Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its new “Dirty Water Rule,” which eliminates legal protections for countless streams and wetlands across the country. The Trump Administration’s new rule replaces the 2015 Clean Water Rule, a science-based Obama-era federal regulation that ensured the nation’s bodies of water received proper protection under the Clean Water Act (CWA).  

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