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Spring Memories of Why We Must Protect Wetlands and Streams

April 5, 2019 / by

Dave Evans /

Resilience

EPN member Dave Evans, former EPA Director, Wetlands Division, wrote this op-ed about his personal connection to wetlands and streams and the Trump Administration’s proposal to dramatically reduce the scope of the Clean Water Act’s (CWA) protection of these bodies of water by redefining what constitutes “waters of the U.S.”

Lines Drawn on Proposed WOTUS Rule

March 1, 2019 / by

Todd Neeley /

Ohio's Country Journal

Mark Hague, EPN Board member and former EPA Regional Administrator and Deputy Regional Administrator in Region 7, is quoted in this article on the pro and con arguments made about the proposed new definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule during the two days of hearings held by EPA and the Army in Kansas City.

Officials Mull Possible Changes in the Way Pollutants in Our Water Supply Are Regulated

Feb 28, 2019 / by

Shannon O'Brien /

Fox 4 Kansas City

Mark Hague, EPN Board Member and former EPA Regional Administrator and Deputy Regional Administrator in Region 7, is quoted in this article about the two days of hearings held by EPA and the Army in Kansas City on the proposed new definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS).

Critics Slam WOTUS Economics: ‘In theory, pigs could fly’

Jan 21, 2019 / by

Ariel Wittenberg /

E&E News

Betsy Southerland, EPN member and former EPA Director, Office of Science & Technology in the Office of Water, is quoted in this E&E article about environmental experts who say closing the gap between current federal waterway protections and the administration’s proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule will be all but impossible given state laws limiting environmental regulations or imposing budgetary restrictions.

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