Clean Water Rule

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.

President Donald Trump addresses a joint session of Congress on February 28, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Trump Orders EPA to Replace Clean Water Rule, Which May Jeopardize What Comes Out of the Tap

The agricultural industry is cheering the president’s move.