In case you missed it: Delayed by law from scrapping the Obama administration Clean Water Rule, the Trump administration has come up with a workaround a delay of the Waters of the U.S. Rule.
I’m surprised Attorney General Leslie Rutledge didn’t send a staffer in over the weekend to hail this move, a pro-pollution move that has been urged by farming and business interests and, it follows, Republican politicians in Arkansas.
This is the work of Scutt Pruitt, the EPA administrator working to neuter root-and-branch efforts to promote clean air and water, with enablers in Republican attorney general offices around the country. Once again it’s worth a reminder that nominal Democrat Dustin McDaniel, the former attorney general, threw in with Rutledge in praising Pruitt as an EPA leader.
The Vox article links at the start now the Obama administration relied on
There IS a shred of good news out of EPA. Pruitt intends to