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Support EPA in Slashing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Power Plants


On October 23, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) heard public comments on a proposed rule to regulate carbon pollution from power plants. For the first time, the EPA would limit greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fueled power plants, which are the leading source of industrial carbon pollution in the nation and influence global climate change. CCE, […]

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Good News on Horizon for Wetlands


Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (ACE) announced a joint proposed rule that would clarify which streams, wetlands and other waters are “waters of the United States” and subject to jurisdiction under the federal Clean Water Act (CWA).   This progress is welcome news, as Supreme Court cases dating […]

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Dirty Water Woes: Sequestration’s Impact on Clean Water Funding


Clean water is a necessity, not a luxury item. Unfortunately, that is not the signal we often get from Washington.  The Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds (SRF) provide essential support for critical infrastructure repairs and upgrades.    These programs make up a small fraction of the Federal budget every year, and yet they […]

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