EPA to announce repeal of Obama-era clean water rule
13 Septembre, 2019, 10:10 | Auteur: Therese Cote
The EPA will create a new rule to replace the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) regulation, which was established in 2015. That rate began to slow after George H.W. Bush took the White House, pledging to stem the tide of wetlands loss. But Wajda and the Indiana Farm Bureau's Justin Schneider say WOTUS wasn't merely too strict, but too uncertain.
"We are really excited as this has been something we've wanted for quite some time", Kitty Block, president and chief executive, Humane Society of the United States, told The Times.
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"The withdrawal rule has been very controversial, and is now nearly three years in the making", said Mark Ryan, a leading expert on the Clean Water Act who helped write the rule near the end of his 24-year career as a senior litigator for the EPA.
"The President's Dirty Water Rule will pollute and poison the clean drinking water of tens of millions of families and communities". The Rule clarifies these waters' status after years of uncertainty spawned by SWANCC and Rapanos, as well as the EPA and Corps' various policies and guidance adopted in the wake of those decisions.
"The so-called "Waters of the United States" regulation is a classic example of sweeping over-reach by non-elected federal bureaucrats", says Studley, "The Michigan Chamber doesn't object to reasonable regulations based on facts, sound science and the law".
Scott Edwards, the director of Food & Water Justice, said that his group plans to match or exceed the challenges the 2015 rule had seen since its adoption.
But Indra Frank with the Hoosier Environmental Council says the Obama-era rule was set up specifically because state regulations weren't protective enough. "This is shameful and risky", said Abigail Dillen, Earthjustice president. "The truth is that this is an illegal attempt to reinterpret the prior longstanding regulatory definition to eliminate anti-pollution requirements for rivers, streams, wetlands and other waters that have been in place since the 1970s".
The Trump administration has repealed a number of environmental regulations from the previous administration - in many cases, triggering lawsuits from conservation and environmental organizations. "I want to make sure that our regulations are grounded, that they have all the supporting information they need to be upheld by the courts".
He added, "I'm for Barack", emphasizing his idea that former President Obama's "Obamacare" should be updated, not replaced. Biden's health care plan , according to his campaign website, would insure "more than an estimated 97% of Americans".
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He was reported to have disappeared with his wife, Antonina, and three children while on holiday in Montenegro in June 2017. The Kremlin this week said the man had worked there but did not have direct contact with Putin.
Navalny had asked his supporters to vote for whichever candidate had the best chance of defeating United Russia in their district. Kira Yarmysh, Navalny's spokeswoman, said on Thursday that the scale and nature of the latest raids were unprecedented.
The mauling guard was a seven time Pro Bowler and a five-time All-Pro during his career, which spanned from 2001-2012. Later they'll announce senior, contributor and coaching candidates for enshrinement into the 2020 Hall of Fame class.
Trump also slammed Bolton for his staunch support of both United States invasions of Iraq. " He was holding me back! ". I thought he was way out of line and I think I've proven to be right, ' Trump said.
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The AAIB said the small size of cups used by Condor "generally discouraged" use of the holders as it was hard to grasp them. The AAIB report adds: "The operator also issued a flight crew notice reminding pilots to be careful with liquids".
They sent the remains and the vehicle to the Medical Examiner's Office, which was able to make a positive I.D. on Tuesday. Remains that were found in a Florida pond have been identified as William Moldt who went missing more than 20 years ago.
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Former Bengals Cornerback Shot, Killed at Grandmother's House
Former Bengals cornerback Terrell Roberts was shot and killed in the San Francisco area on Wednesday, according to KPIX 5 . Roberts, 38, played at Oregon State from 1999-2002 and was a teammate of current Beavers football coach Jonathan Smith.