WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES
A new definition of Waters of the United States may leave critical wetlands and public water sources without EPA protection. Farmers, ranchers, mining companies and developers are hailing the move as a long-overdue clarification of Federal oversight. You can make your voice heard on this critical issue!
CLICK HERE to read an article by Concerned Citizen’s very own board member, Debbie Bigelow, for a wonderful synopsis on this issue and to learn how you can make a difference.
- Here is the link to get directly to the docket: (http://www.regulations.gov) in Docket No. EPA-HQ-OW-2018-0149
- EPA’s main WOTUS page: https://www.epa.gov/wotus-rule
- The Farm Bureau has a timeline of the rule’s comment periods, court challenges, and their own actions (Farm Bureau supports the newly proposed rule): https://www.fb.org/issues/regulatory-reform/clean-water-act/
- A perspective from Energy and Environment: https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/us-groundwater-peril-potable-supply-less-thought