Donald Trump is doing exactly what he said he would do when it comes to clean water and public health. We know what we need to do - resist and fight back. Join us!
Fringe positions that ignore the reality of climate change, push dirty fossil fuels, and don’t value clean air and water have no place at the top of our Federal agencies. But President Elect Trump has stacked his transition team with fossil fuel lobbyists and anti science climate deniers. His nominee for EPA is a climate-denying idealouge who has sued to stop commonsense protections like the Clean Water Rule and Clean Power Plan.
After months of collective action led by water protectors in the Oceti Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock, the Obama administration, through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers acted to deny the easement for the final piece of the Dakota Access Pipeline and will “explore alternate routes.” This stops the pipeline - for now. USACE also called for an Environmental Impact Statement with full public input and analysis, which will be critical in determining the fate of the Pipeline.
Urge the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to incorporate the strongest possible protections during the permitting process to hold Shell accountable now and into the future.