Trump EPA rolls back Obama-era water protections to boost industry
Thursday, 12 September 2019 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.
Despite opposition from environmentalists, the Trump administration plans to roll back the Waters of the United States act from 2015. The Obama Era regulation was meant to preserve clean water sources..
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The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce a revised version of the Obama-era "clean water rule" in a move that the Trump administration is... FOXNews.com Also reported by •USATODAY.com •Seattle Times