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Clean Water

Polluter lawsuits are trying to effectively repeal the Clean Water Act for up to 60 percent of the nation's streams, creeks, and rivers. In light of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions and administrative actions that are jeopardizing federal water pollution protections, Congress is considering the Clean Water Protection Act to reaffirm Congress' intent to protect all waters of the United States.  

Fair federal judges are essential to uphold and enforce laws that protect clean water.

Our Judging the Environment website's unique compilation of sortable (by publication and opinion type) excerpts and links to 500 Editorials and more than 180 Op-Eds from around the nation reflect the role of federal courts and the importance of Clean Water.

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