Latest Buzz on the Clean Water Restoration Act
Last week the Obama Administration sent a letter to Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) Chairman Boxer urging enactment of legislation to clarify the scope of Clean Water Act jurisdiction in the wake of the 2001 SWANNC and the 2006 Rapanos Supreme Court decisions. Chairman Boxer welcomed this letter in a press release posted on the EPW website last Thursday.
And just today in his Huffington Post blog, former Waterkeeper Alliance President Steve Fleischli writes about the need for strong congressional action to save America’s waterways.
If you have not done so already, please contact your Senators’ local district offices this week while they are home for Memorial Recess and urge them to support the Clean Water Restoration Act (S. 787). Visit www.senate.gov and follow the prompts to find their district office contact information. You can also take action now by visiting National Wildlife Federation’s Clean Water Restoration Act action page .