posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:05 PM
The final rule released Wednesday clarifies previous exemptions and exclusions in the Clean Water Act as part of the Waters of the United States policy.
posted on May 15, 2015 at 12:10 PM
House Republicans on Tuesday voted to block government rules that would clarify which streams, tributaries and wetlands should be protected from pollution and development under the Clean Water Act.
posted on December 19, 2014 at 2:14 PM
When state inspectors arrived at Freedom Industries asking about a licorice smell enveloping West Virginia's capital city, the point person at the tank farm, Dennis P. Farrell, told them he knew nothing about a chemical leak. Almost a year later,...
posted on September 12, 2014 at 6:32 PM
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure this week designed to prevent the administration from broadly defining which bodies of water can be regulated under the Clean Water Act.
posted on September 5, 2014 at 3:42 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Environmentalists, recreational fishermen and people who make their living on the Gulf of Mexico are hailing a federal judge's ruling that could mean $18 billion in additional fines for BP over the nation's worst offshore oil...
posted on October 26, 2012 at 12:59 PM
The defense argued manure from the 80,000 chickens wasn't escaping in great enough amounts to pollute and noted more than 40 cows also live on the farm.
posted on February 10, 2012 at 1:23 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The lingering dispute over new water pollution rules for Florida will move to an administrative law court following final passage Thursday of a bill that in effect gives them legislative approval.
The Florida Department of...