Environmental Protection Agency

EPA Protects Drinking Water and Streams

September 9, 2015

NBC News shared an article about The Environmental Protection Agency setting a new federal rule to protect wetlands and more than half the nation’s streams, “despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states.”

This rule has gone into effect in more than 36 states. Even though this would mean saving good water for millions of Americans to drink, there are still opposing forces putting all of their efforts into stopping this rule.

Farmers and ranchers see this new rule negatively affecting their ability to do their jobs. Some of these businesses pollute and destroy nearby wetlands and streams.

According to NBC News,”,,,the rule means that developers can no longer pave over wetlands and oil companies can no longer dump pollution into streams unhindered, restoring Clean Water Act protections…”

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