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PEERMail: Taking Trump to Court Over Clean Water

PEERMail: Taking Trump to Court Over Clean Water

This week, PEER joined 13 conservation groups in filing a lawsuit in federal court against the administration’s effort to eliminate clean water protections for wetlands and streams that feed drinking-water sources for 200 million Americans. The Southern Environmental...

New Water Rule Guts Wetlands Projects 

For Immediate Release:  Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Contact:  Peter Jenkins (202) 265-4189   EPA’s Analysis Finds Nearly Half Billion Dollars in Annual Business Losses Possible     Washington, D.C. — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) buried its own...
PEERMail: The Worst One Yet

PEERMail: The Worst One Yet

Of the estimated 95 Trump environmental rollbacks, perhaps none is as dangerous as the latest attempt to gut the Clean Water Act. The plan to cut back clean water protections will— Leave 60% of currently protected streams, pools, and wetlands (and up to 90% in the...

EPA Political Appointees Violate Science Integrity Rules

For Immediate Release: Sunday, January 19, 2020 Contact: Kyla Bennett (508) 230-9933; Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Complaint Details HQ Systematically Sidelining Science in WOTUS Review Washington, DC — In preparing one of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s...