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Clean Water Rule

  • From the President

    Helping trout and helping America

    A small trout stream in Yellowstone National Park.

    As he was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States this week, Joe Biden made a powerful call for unity as the necessary foundation for tackling our nation’s challenges. Many celebrate and welcome the change. Others are angry and frustrated. Here is what I wrote four years ago when President Trump was…

  • 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

    The Clean Water Act: An American success story

    Editor's note: This column was originally published in the Washington Post on Sept. 23, 2019 The announcement that the Environmental Protection Agency was scrapping Obama-era rules designed to protect small streams and wetlands made me recall a misty morning this spring on the Potomac River above Georgetown. I brought a striped bass, locally known as…

  • Conservation

    Clean Water Rule Update: May 2019

    Public Comment Completed. Thanks for your Support.  Comment period now closed.  What comes next?  TU members and volunteers contributed more than 4,000 comments for the record, including 25 council and chapter letters and 4,406 individual comments.  Next steps: The Agencies will now review these comments and make a final decision sometime this fall.  We will update you with the latest.  Thank you for taking…