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The EPA formally proposed a rule to roll back protections to our nation’s waters under the Clean Water Act, a federal law that fends off unpermitted pollution in waterways. Clean water cannot be taken for granted. […] Read More

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established in 1970 under President Nixon. According to its website, “The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.” Thanks to the EPA, we are all able to enjoy cleaner air, purer water and fewer toxic chemicals in our environment than would be the […] Read More

The United States Supreme Court ruled Monday the Environmental Protection Agency cannot use the 1970 Clean Air Act as an excuse for refusing to regulate automobile emissions that produce greenhouse gases. The 5-4 ruling was a setback for the Bush administration, which has long opposed mandatory limits on emissions linked to global warming, saying such […] Read More