1296Tell the Army Corps: Stop Rubberstamping Destruction of Our Waters!
- Oct 31, 2006This was sent to me via email from Earthjustice.
For more than thirty years, the Clean Water Act has provided critical
protections for America's rivers, streams, wetlands, and other
Key to this law's success is that careful environmental assessment
and public notice are required before a body of water can be
polluted, filled, or destroyed.
But now, the Army Corps of Engineers is trying to undermine these
safeguards, by rubberstamping many destructive projects while waiving
We need your help: please tell the Army Corps that Americans value
the strong protections of the Clean Water Act and don't want to see
these critical safeguards weakened!
Because the earth needs a good lawyer
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Earthjustice has long been working through the courts to protect our
nation's waters, including:
Blocking an industry attempt to weaken Clean Water Act protections
against the dredging and filling of waters across the country;
Limiting destructive mountaintop removal coal mining in West
Virginia, which buries and pollutes waters throughout Appalachia; and
Calling on the EPA to adopt stronger regulations that actually reduce
water pollution harmful to fish and humans.
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