Tag: clean water rule


Last day for comment on proposal to repeal Clean Water Rule

Today is the last day the Environmental Protection Agency is accepting comments from the public on its proposal to repeal the Clean Water Rule.


Senate fails to override President’s Clean Water veto

The Senate failed on Thursday to override President Obama’s veto of S.J. 22, a resolution to block the federal Clean Water Rule.

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Clean water under attack?

The House voted in favor of a resolution blocking the Clean Water Rule, which clarifies which streams and wetlands are covered by the Clean Water Act.

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New video shows voices of Virginians for clean water as Senate considers rolling back protections

After delivering over 10,000 petition in support of the EPA’s Clean Water Rule to Senator Mark Warner, Environment Virginia released a new video demonstrating support for clean water across the commonwealth.

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EPA releases Final Clean Water Rule: Clarifies protections for streams, wetlands critical for water quality

Today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) released its final Clean Water Rule, helping to provide long-needed clarity on protections for the drinking water sources for more than 117 million Americans.

Congressman Connolly voices support for EPA Clean Water Rule

On Monday, over 100 people, including students, community leaders, and involved citizens filled the seats of a George Mason University event space to hear Congressman Connolly remark on the steps needed to move Northern Virginia towards sustainability.

Letter: We should speak up for the EPA clean water rule

Your recent article titled “Virginia Local Officials Voice Support For EPA Proposed Clean Water Rule” highlights the numerous values of our waterways.


Virginia local officials voice support for EPA proposed clean water rule.

In advance of a rare joint congressional hearing to be held this Wednesday, elected officials called on members of the state’s congressional delegation to support restoring protections to 57% of Virginia’s streams, including those that feed into the Chesapeake Bay.