06 Jul '18, 12am

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See legal documents & case updates On Feb. 28, President Trump signed an executive order ordering the EPA to dismantle the Clean Water Rule. The EPA is encouraged to replace it with the weakest possible rule that would leave 60% of nation’s streams and millions of acres of wetlands without strong federal protection against toxic pollution . The Clean Water Rule was built on years of public engagement and scientific research. On Jun. 27, Administrator Pruitt signaled his intention to replace the Clean Water Rule with a much weaker option designed to open the flood gates of pollution and hinder much needed protections for years to come. On Jan. 31, 2018, EPA announced a final decision attempting to delay the Clean Water Rule to 2020. The action gives the agency some time as it works to weaken and do away with this important safeguard. Earthjustice represents Puget Soundkeepe...

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