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Clean Water Act

  • Science

    TU advocacy is grounded in science

    Picturing somebody standing in a river staring at a fish while wearing a white lab coat and protective goggles for no reason might be what people think of when they hear the title Trout Unlimited scientist.  While there is an outside chance that might happen, in reality the 30 or so TU staff with a…

  • Conservation

    Clean Water Rule Update: April 2020

    Administration weakens the Clean Water Act. Here's how you can help advocate for our streams. On April 21st, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) published a final “Waters of the U.S. Rule.”  This rule replaces a 2015 Rule, which clarified the extent of Clean Water Act protections for small streams and…

  • Conservation

    Clean Water Rule Update: January 2020

    Final rule announced; what it says and what comes next. Final Rule Announced.  On January 23rd, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) announced a final “Waters of the U.S. Rule.”  This rule replaces a 2015 Rule, which clarified the extent of jurisdictions for clean water act protections.  This new…

  • Conservation

    We fish here so you can fish there

    “We fish here so you can fish there.” So read the note that I sent to all of TU’s staff on Christmas Eve several years ago. The note included two photographs. One showed my colleague, Keith Curley, standing on a shopping cart and casting into a tributary of the Potomac River in Washington, D.C.; another…

  • Conservation

    Clean water at risk: EPA proposes restrictions on state and tribal authority under Clean Water Act

    EPA proposed rule would vastly undercut state and tribal authority to protect coldwater resources.

    [et_pb_section admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Text"] Few issues are more critical to Trout Unlimted’s mission than clean water.  With recent actions by the Administration to weaken protections, we are facing one of the greatest threats to the Clean Water Act in its long and effective history.  While we await publication of final rules to repeal and…