07 Dec '17, 7pm

Don't be silent about the EPA Clean Water rollback

In the United States, we have developed public infrastructure capable of delivering clean, drinkable tap water almost everywhere. Unlike packaged water, tap water is economical and sustainable for daily hydration at home or on the go. But first, it must be clean. The most effective way to ensure safe drinking water at the tap is to protect drinking water sources from pollution. Implementing strong, clean water protections as written in the Clean Water Act and amended in the 2015 Clean Water Rule is essential to ensuring families have clean water to drink and use every day. It is even a meaningful step toward combating plastic pollution. Originally established as the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972, the Clean Water Act (CWA) is the primary federal law regulating water pollution. At the time CWA was enacted, two-thirds of the country’s lakes, rivers an...

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