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Clean Water Act proposal would protect more water sources in West

Published: 
Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:57pm
Category: 
Water

The Obama administration proposed a long-awaited rule on Tuesday to clarify that the Clean Water Act protects wetlands near rivers and waterways fed by seasonal thaws and rains — a decision that could particularly shield water sources in the West.

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Louisiana Agency Sues Dozens of Energy Companies for Damage to Wetlands

Published: 
Wed, 07/24/2013 - 9:43pm
Category: 
Energy

Louisiana officials filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against dozens of energy companies, hoping that the courts will force them to pay for decades of damage to fragile coastal wetlands that help buffer the effects of hurricanes on the region.