As Cities and Towns Across Country Struggle with Water Quality, EPA Proposes Ill-Conceived Clean Water Rule Rollback

Following the proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to rescind the Clean Water Rule—a joint effort by the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that restored Clean Water Act protections for wetlands, streams and other waters to help better protect our drinking water supply—the BlueGreen Alliance released a statement from Executive Director Kim Glas

June 27, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC (June 27, 2017) – Executive Director Kim Glas’ statement:

“Rescinding this rule puts the drinking water of 117 million Americans at risk. Right now, too many cities—including Flint, Michigan; Toledo, Ohio; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania—are struggling to provide clean, safe water to their residents. The federal government should lead the way to make sure that having clean, safe water isn’t a luxury for American families.”