Clean Water Act

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt address employees at the agency's headquarters February 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Pruitt, long a critic of the EPA, faced a contentious confirmation fight in the Senate.

Environmental Experts Criticize Trump Administration for Repealing Water Protections

Agricultural economist David Sunding: “I am not normally this dismissive, but this is the worst regulatory analysis I have ever seen.”

Drinking water sources will be in greater jeopardy under President Donald Trump's repeal of the Clean Water Rule, argue environmentalists. Here, Lake Powell in Utah, which is fed by the Colorado River Basin.

Trump Administration Moves Forward to Remove Protections on Drinking Water

The Clean Water Rule may be killed before it was able to take effect.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt address employees at the agency's headquarters February 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Pruitt, long a critic of the EPA, faced a contentious confirmation fight in the Senate.

New EPA Head Discusses Removing Environmental Regulations

Scott Pruitt has stressed that the Clean Power Plan and the Clean Air Act’s Water of the United States rule are first in line to be cut.

Wal-Mart Smacked With $110 Million in Fines for Environmental Crimes

Wal-Mart illegally disposed of hazardous liquids and pesticides, now they’re paying up.