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ORANGE ALERT: The (almost) daily outrage

By Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 Viewpoints

Environmentalists say the proposal represents a historic assault on wetlands regulation at a moment when Mr. Trump has repeatedly voiced a commitment to “crystal-clean water.” The proposed new rule would chip away at safeguards put in place a quarter century ago, during the administration of President George H.W. Bush, who implemented a policy designed to ensure that no wetlands lost federal protection.

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/10/climate/trump-clean-water-rollback.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

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