clean water rule

A manatee nurses her calf in the warm waters of the Three Sister's Spring. Photo by John Muhilly.

Clean Water Rule Safeguards Streams

Small streams eventually become big rivers. That’s the commonsense principle behind the new Clean Water Rule, which will restore Clean Water Act protections to smaller streams and nearby wetlands. This …

Photo of the Animas River, immediately after the spill. Photo by Tom McNamara of the La Plata County Emergency Management Office

8 Hard Truths About Hardrock Mining

The Gold King Mine disaster in Colorado was an accident waiting to happen. It’s not a unique situation, in part because the laws regulating mining are inadequate on several fronts. …

One of my favorite places.  Photo by Jim Murphy

Climate Change Threatens Our Waterways

Few resources are more vital to wildlife and our enjoyment of the outdoors than our waterways.  Like many people, my passion for the outdoors started with a relationship with a …

Moose at Upper Twin Lake, Idaho.  Photo by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Diane Higdem.

Four Ways to Get in the Flow and Enjoy Wildlife

Creating lasting memories in nature starts with experiencing the beauty of wildlife, and wildlife depend on water! Poll after poll shows that Americans care about clean water for fish and …

Polar Bear Belly Flop

Together We Can Make a Splash for Wildlife and Clean…

Photo donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Don Getty.

I Like Dirty Water…Said No One Ever

Gina Signs Clean Water Rule

Historic Day for Clean Water

Wildlife and Americans alike depend on clean air and water. This photo of Long Pine Lake at mid morning was donated by National Wildlife Photo Contest entrant Gema Saiz.

Senate May Take Vote to Block Carbon Standard, Clean Water Rule

After all of the incredible work put into EPA’s historic standards to limit carbon pollution from power plants, proposed just two weeks ago, Senate Republicans may force a vote to block …

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