Tag Archives: Clean-Water-Act

May 23rd 2018

Washington Update: Farm Bill Stalled and Water Resources Funding Advances

Water Resources Development Act Moves Forward Today the House Transportation Committee will meet to mark up the latest version of the Water Resources Development Act. The text of the bill, H.R. 8 was released last Friday and can be read … Continue reading

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April 18th 2018

U.S. Senators Reject Attempt to Weaken Protections from Aquatic Invasive Species

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (April 18, 2018)—In a major victory for clean water, outdoor recreation, and local economies across the country, the U.S. Senate today rejected attempts to weaken Clean Water Act protections to prevent aquatic invasive species from entering U.S. … Continue reading

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April 17th 2018

Senate to Vote on Bill Exempting Ships from Clean Water Act

The U.S. Senate is prepared to vote on a bill that will allow more invasive species into the Great Lakes and other U.S. waters. The vote could come as early as tomorrow, April 18. The dangerous bill in question is … Continue reading

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April 13th 2018

Action Alert: Tell Your Senator to Oppose Ballast Water Regulation Changes

The Senate will vote on its Coast Guard bill next week, which currently includes the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA). This legislation significantly changes to how ballast water discharges are regulated nationwide, and would be bad for the Great Lakes. … Continue reading

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June 27th 2017

Trump Administration Begins to Dismantle Clean Water Act

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (June 27, 2017)—Today the Trump Administration took the first step in rescinding a part of the Clean Water Act, which provides protections for 117 million Americans. The target of the rollbacks is the Clean Water Rule, which … Continue reading

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