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29 06, 2017

New Jersey Spotlight: Trump Administration Rolling Back Protections For Small Streams, Wetlands

2017-07-03T09:48:35-04:00June 29th, 2017|Announcement, EPA, Media Coverage, Richardson, Trump Transition, WOTUS|

by Tom Johnson New Jersey Spotlight The Trump administration yesterday formally began the process of repealing a rule that extended protections to small streams and wetlands, a step environmentalists warned could degrade water quality in New Jersey and elsewhere around the nation. The proposal, announced by the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s Administrator Scott Pruitt during [...]

27 06, 2017

Richardson’s Statement on EPA, Army Corps of Engineers Announcement Re: Plans to Rescind Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule

2017-06-28T08:20:02-04:00June 27th, 2017|Announcement, EPA, Press Releases, Richardson, WOTUS|

Craig Richardson, president of the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announcement today regarding its plans to rescind the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule: “Earlier this year, President Trump took a significant step in returning [...]

3 03, 2017

Walcher: A promise made is a promise kept

2017-03-04T15:16:40-04:00March 3rd, 2017|Media Coverage, Walcher, WOTUS|

by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel President Trump this week kept a campaign promise, one especially important to the West, ordering the EPA to withdraw its controversial “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) regulation. It’s a welcome decision, though a great deal of work must be done now. [...]

3 03, 2017

New American: Trump Orders EPA Review of “Horrible” Obama Water Decree

2017-03-04T15:05:15-04:00March 3rd, 2017|Announcement, Media Coverage, Richardson, WOTUS|

by Alex Newman New American President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday ordering the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to review and reconsider the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) regulation, a radical decree issued by the Obama administration purporting to regulate virtually all water and much of the land across America. While [...]

28 02, 2017

Richardson’s Statement on President Trump’s Waters of the United States Executive Order Signing

2017-02-28T17:47:22-04:00February 28th, 2017|Announcement, EPA, Press Releases, Richardson, WOTUS|

Craig Richardson, president of the Energy & Environment Legal Institute, issued the following statement regarding President Trump's signing of an executive order instructing that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to review the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule: President Donald Trump broke down a major barrier to economic [...]