News Brief: Presidential Debate, EPA Changes Clean Water Rules
Friday, 13 September 2019 As the Democratic primary field narrows, those seeking the party's nomination sharpened their debate message in Houston. And, the EPA makes the rollback of clean water rules official.
The Trump administration on Thursday announced repeal of an Obama-era regulation that had expanded pollution protections for waterways such as wetlands and shallow streams, but that farmers, miners and manufacturers decried as overreach. Jonah Green reports.