WOTUS

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...
EPA Science Advisors Slam EPA’s Proposed Water Rule

EPA Science Advisors Slam EPA’s Proposed Water Rule

A working group of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Scientific Advisory Board is the latest group to blast the Administration’s efforts to drastically scale back clean water protections in the United States. At issue is a proposed new definition...
WOTUS Redefinition: New York

WOTUS Redefinition: New York

Impact of proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) redefinition on wetlands and waters in New York: a case study The Trump Administration’s draconian proposal to redefine waters of the United States will wreak havoc on the wetlands and waters of New York. Given that New...
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...