20,000 Scientists Warn that Repeal of Wetlands Rule Puts Important Aquatic Resources at Risk

The Trump administration is moving forward to repeal the 2015 Clean Water Rule (WOTUS). Last month, EPA and the Army Corps issued a proposed rule that was filed in the Federal Register today. The public comment period is open until August 28, 2017. AFS joined with the members of the Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies on a press release warning that the repeal puts aquatic resources at risk. Read it here.