Water & Wetlands

WOTUS Redefinition: South Dakota

WOTUS Redefinition: South Dakota

Impact of Proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Redefinition on Wetlands and Waters in South Dakota Available for download South Dakota originally contained an estimated 2.7 million acres of wetlands. Today, less than 1.8 million acres remain due to filling, draining,...
South Dakota Ground Zero for Trump Water Rollbacks

South Dakota Ground Zero for Trump Water Rollbacks

For Immediate Release: Aug 20, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 State’s Drinking Water, Flood Control, and Wildlife Habitat at High Risk Washington, DC — The Mount Rushmore State will suffer devastating impacts if Trump’s plans to roll back Clean Water Act...

Arid New Mexico To Get Much Drier Under Trump Plan

For Immediate Release: Aug 05, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Virtually All Rivers and Streams, Many Wetlands to Lose Legal Protection Washington, DC — Precisely because New Mexico is so arid it can ill afford to lose the waters targeted by the Trump plan...
WOTUS Redefinition: New Mexico

WOTUS Redefinition: New Mexico

Impact of Proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Redefinition on Wetlands and Waters in New Mexico Available for download Wetlands cover approximately 0.6%, or 482,000 acres, of New Mexico. New Mexico’s wetlands include forested wetlands, shrublands, marshes, riparian...
PEERMail: A Growing Water Crisis

PEERMail: A Growing Water Crisis

As two PEER staffers, we are here to let you know some of the water issues we are working on and why we are continuing to fight every day against the disastrous ideology that the government should go soft on polluters. EPA’s embrace of this ideology is laying the...

Water Rustling from Death Valley Charged

For Immediate Release: Jun 27, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Water Rustling from Death Valley Charged Call for Investigation of Allegedly Illegal Diversion of Park Water for a Mine Washington, DC — The National Park Service illegally approved diversion of...