EPA rule change removes federal protections from large swath of smaller water bodies - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
This change in EPA rules is a gift to developers and businesses. They can now build on wetlands. As a reminder to everyone, our wetlands are sponges that prevent flooding, the nurseries for fish and wildlife and they filter pollutants from our drinking water.
In a move designed to help business interests, the Trump administration on Thursday announced a new rule to reduce federal protections under the Clean Water Act.