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Zorro

(15,923 posts)
Thu Sep 12, 2019, 12:36 PM Sep 2019

Trump administration to finalize rollback of Obama's clean water protections

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Source: LA Times

The Trump administration plans to revoke an Obama-era regulation that provided federal protection to many U.S. wetlands and streams, according to two Environmental Protection Agency officials with knowledge of the plan.

The rule defined which waterways are subject to federal regulation. The administration plans to replace it with its own version, according to the officials, who were not authorized to speak publicly about the decision and spoke on the condition of anonymity.

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James scheduled a news conference for later Thursday.

The action is the latest in a series of Trump administration moves to roll back environmental protections put into place under President Obama.

Read more: https://www.latimes.com/environment/story/2019-09-12/epa-water-protection-trump-obama-rule-rollback

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Trump administration to finalize rollback of Obama's clean water protections (Original Post) Zorro Sep 2019 OP
If Obama did it, Trump will undo it. TheCowsCameHome Sep 2019 #1
I guess these corporate hacks haven't figure it out that with out wet lands, turbinetree Sep 2019 #2
It is up to the press at this news conf. to ask good questions............. riversedge Sep 2019 #3
Got Whiplash? SCVDem Sep 2019 #4
After a review by forum hosts....LOCKING Omaha Steve Sep 2019 #5

TheCowsCameHome

(40,173 posts)
1. If Obama did it, Trump will undo it.
Thu Sep 12, 2019, 12:42 PM
Sep 2019

The hottest furnaces in Hell await Donald Trump.

turbinetree

(24,833 posts)
2. I guess these corporate hacks haven't figure it out that with out wet lands,
Thu Sep 12, 2019, 12:43 PM
Sep 2019

lets say along the coast, the country land mass gets smaller from Hurricanes..................these assholes should be locked up .......................for further endangering lives and wildlife.................but the traitor only hires the best lackeys to enrich their pockets and wall street's, because the market is up on this deregulation scam, because somewhere and somehow the public is going to pay for this shit in higher insurance rates...................on this fucking ponzi scheme.........................

November 3, 2020 cannot get here fast enough......................

riversedge

(71,251 posts)
3. It is up to the press at this news conf. to ask good questions.............
Thu Sep 12, 2019, 12:59 PM
Sep 2019

I am not holding my breath.


.....EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James scheduled a news conference for later Thursday.

 

SCVDem

(5,103 posts)
4. Got Whiplash?
Thu Sep 12, 2019, 01:49 PM
Sep 2019

You will if you change anything to kiss tRumps ass regarding anything!

We will take over and REINSTATE all the regs the orange ass killed.

How much do you want to spend to go backwards, only to go back to today?

Even the auto industry told dump to pound sand!

Omaha Steve

(101,023 posts)
5. After a review by forum hosts....LOCKING
Thu Sep 12, 2019, 07:33 PM
Sep 2019

Dupe. See the earlier post here: https://www.democraticunderground.com/10142366828

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