clean water act

This Was America Before The EPA – We Can’t Go Back (IMAGES/VIDEO)

This Was America Before The EPA – We Can’t Go Back (IMAGES/VIDEO)

In the 1960s, America was a dirtier, uglier place than it is today. Illegal dumping was widespread. Sewage often mingled with river water that upstream communities swam in or drank from. And smokestacks stood directly alongside residential developments. Two catalysts would bring about lasting change and inspire the Environmental Protection Agency. One was Rachel Carson’s […]

Since When Did ‘Crystal Clear Water’ Involve Coal Ash? Since Trump (VIDEO)

Since When Did ‘Crystal Clear Water’ Involve Coal Ash? Since Trump (VIDEO)

Late last year, Donald Trump said that “crystal clear water” would be important to his administration. But, as the saying goes, actions speak louder than words. Trump’s actions consistently demonstrate that he doesn’t care about protecting America’s waterways or the communities that rely on them as he is systematically dismantling the EPA. I’ve already written about how […]

Trump Signs Another Executive Order, Robs Us Of Clean Water (VIDEO)

Trump Signs Another Executive Order, Robs Us Of Clean Water (VIDEO)

On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017, President Donald Trump signed another one of his multiple executive orders into existence. Only this time, he’s targeting our clean water supplies. Along with repealing the Stream Protection Rule, this ruling would redefine what is considered protected water resources as defined by the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers. […]