For Immediate Release

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Seth Gladstone – sgladstone@fwwatch.org

Trump Administration to Rescind Clean Water Rule

Statement of Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director, Food & Water Watch

WASHINGTON - A statement from the executive director:

"In yet another clear signal that the Trump administration cares little for the health and safety of communities across the United States, the EPA is reportedly issuing a proposed rule to undo the Clean Water Rule that was enacted under Obama’s last term. Although far from perfect, the Clean Water Rule was a step in the right direction; now Trump wants to take giant steps backwards in clean water protections, back to the days of massive fish kills and rivers on fire. With each day in office, Trump is firmly cementing his place in history as the worst environmental president to ever hold office." 

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