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Court to hear case against Obama’s Water Rule

February 22, 2016

A Cincinnati-based federal appeals court ruled Monday that it has the jurisdiction to hear numerous consolidated challenges to the Obama administration’s contentious water pollution rule. Read more.

SWS tells Congress amendment 3140 to Energy Policy Modernization Act would make climate change worse

February 22, 2016

Dear Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Harry Reid, Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski, and Ranking Member Maria Cantwell: We are 65 research scientists and practitioners who study energy, soils, forested and wetland ecosystems and climate change. We are writing in our individual capacities to express our concern over the implications of a “forest biomass carbon neutrality” Senate Amendment 3140 to…

EPA’s ruling on the waters of the United States

January 19, 2016

On Tuesday, January 19, 2016, President Obama rejected an attempt by congressional Republicans to overturn his landmark regulation asserting federal power over small bodies of water. The EPA’s rule, dubbed the Clean Water Rule would ensure that water used for drinking, recreation, economic development and other purposes is kept safe. Read more.


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