Clean Water Act under attack!

Help block the Dirty Water Act of 2011 (HR 2018)

The Clean Water Act (CWA) was created because States were not doing their job to protect our water resources. Thanks to the CWA 30+ years later water quality in the US has improved (we do not have rivers catching on fire) and this is something to celebrate.

Now Washington wants to remove power by the EPA to enforce the CWA. This is a terrible plan and moves us in the absolutely wrong direction. Waterkeepers across the United States are mobilizing to protect the Clean Water Act and our birth right to swimmable, fishable, drinkable water.

This bill just passed committee and we have to act fast. Notice of this markup was only posted the day of the vote, giving little chance for citizen input. Passage of this bill on the floor will have deleterious impacts on our nation's clean water and would create regulatory uncertainty that polluters are seeking.

If you are interested in getting involved with this campaign please send me an email, chasidy@emeraldcoastkeeper.org. I will be in touch in the next few days with some action items.

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