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Send comments on Rule to Replace WOTUS Clean Water Rule before Nov 28

August 31, 2017 -  The comment period for the Repeal of the 2015 Clean Water Rule has been extended through September 27 . Submit your letter . Phase two of implementing Trump's Executive Order is to develop a new Clean Water Rule consistent with Scalia SCOTUS opinion. The U.S. EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will accept written recom...
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SWS supports FY2018 funding for scientific research and education

May 23, 2017 -  SWS joined the American Institute for Biological Sciences (AIBS), and many other leading biological science organizations, in signing a letter to Congress urging strong investment in scientific research and education in fiscal year 2018, and rejecting deep cuts to federal research programs, such as those proposed by the U.S. Pr...
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CASS writes letter to President-Elect Trump

December 1, 2016 -  In late November, the Consortium of Aquatic Sciences Societies (CASS) wrote a Letter of Comment to President-Elect Trump about its concern for the future of the nation's aquatic resources. SWS President Gillian Davies signed the letter in support. Read the full letter here .  
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