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Trump Signs Executive Order Urging Dismantling Of Clean Water Rule

By Joseph Erbentraut

President Donald Trump is making good on his campaign promise to reverse a key environmental achievement of former President Barack Obama.

Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order targeting the controversial Waters of the United States rule, also known as the Clean Water Rule.

Preliminary reports from The Washington Post and other media outlets indicated the order would instruct the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers to “review and reconsider” the rule. Final language has not yet been released.

The rule, implemented in 2015, was intended to clarify which of the nation’s waterways should …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green