Tag Archives: Clean-Water-Act

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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April 25th 2017

Senate Hears Testimony on Rule Vital to the Health of the Great Lakes

On Wednesday, April 25 at 10 a.m. eastern the Senate Environment and Public Works committee will hold a hearing on the Waters of the United States Rule, more commonly known as the Clean Water Rule. You can watch the hearing … Continue reading

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