Clean Waters

Coalition of lawmakers sound the alarm over the Biden administration’s plan to redefine “United States waters” or WOTUS

Congressman Sam Graves (R-MO), member of the transport and infrastructure committee, joined the ranking member of the water resources and environment subcommittee David Rouzer (R-NC) and d ‘other senior Republican leaders to voice concerns about the Biden administration’s intention to rescind the Trump administration’s navigable waters protection rule. The recent …

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DEP comments on the restoration project of the lower Guyandotte watershed plagued by agricultural runoff and faulty septic tanks | Energy and environment

The Lower Guyandotte River watershed, which spans parts of seven counties, has several hundred streams that do not meet water quality standards. West Virginia environmental regulators are collecting public comment on what they’re doing about this. The State Department of Environmental Protection will hold a virtual meeting via Zoom at …

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Gene Chague | Berkshire Woods and Waters: Wildlife offenders beware. Lawmakers are pushing Mass. to enter the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact | Sports

Bills introduced by state officials Lori Ehrlich, Ann-Margaret Ferrante, and Senator Michael Moore (H 904 / S 587) would enter Massachusetts into the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact, a network that aims to reduce poaching of wildlife through information sharing between states and reciprocal recognition of suspensions and revocations of fishing, …

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Troutman Pepper Adds Former EPA Water Officer

Law360 (June 18, 2021, 4:52 p.m. EDT) – Troutman Pepper caught a former senior Trump administration official at the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Water, adding to his practice group on the environment and natural resources in Washington, DC Anna Wildeman is expected to join the company later …

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