EPA moves to give states, tribes more power to protect water

Posted on AllSides July 15th, 2022
From The Left

The Biden administration on Thursday proposed undoing a Trump-era rule that limited the power of states and Native American tribes to block energy projects like natural gas pipelines based on their potential to pollute rivers and streams.

The Clean Water Act allows states and tribes to review what effect pipelines, dams and some other federally regulated projects might have on water quality within their borders. The Trump administration sought to streamline fossil fuel development and made it harder for local officials to block projects.

The Biden administration’s proposed rule would...

Read full story

Associated Press

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Lean Left
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Lean Left
108333/84987
See full bias rating for Associated Press
Learn about media bias
https://apnews.com/article/environment-climate-and-water-quality-government-politics-9057b0dbb146b6d45d364720665a67dd

More News about Federal State and Tribal Powers from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right