Earthjustice: Republican Leaders Attack Water Protections as Early Priority

WASHINGTON, D.C February 1, 2017 – Today, House of Representatives passed H.J.Res.38 which eviscerates the Stream Protection Rule, a modest clean-water safeguard crafted to protect the health of communities impacted by coal mining. The rule is being targeted under the Congressional Review Act, a seldom-used law that allows recently passed regulations to be rolled back virtually overnight […]