Washington - Last night the President vetoed S.J. Res 22, a “Resolution of Disapproval” under the Congressional Review Act to repeal the Clean Water Rule, the Administration’s landmark initiative to restore critical Clean Water Act protections to our nation’s streams, wetlands and other water bodies.
Clean Water Action President and CEO Bob Wendelgass released this statement:
Washington, DC - On Wednesday Congressional leadership released the FY 2016 omnibus appropriations bill and a tax extenders bill. Clean Water Action President and CEO released the following statement:
Today the President rejected the Keystone XL pipeline proposal. Clean Water Action National Oil & Gas Campaigns Coordinator John Noel released this statement:
"Today the Obama Administration stood with landowners, farmers, and Native American communities to protect our water and the people in the path of the Keystone XL pipeline. There is no upside, no "national interest" to a pipeline that carries the dirtiest oil on the planet through the nation's heartland; there is only the risk of catastrophe - to our ground and surface water from an inevitable spill and to the climate from increased carbon pollution. As the Environmental Protection Agency noted in its review, the Keystone XL would significantly increase emissions from tar sands. It fails the President's 'climate change test.'Published On:11/06/2015 - 11:43
Asbury Park, NJ--A press event is being held with US Senator Menendez, US Senator Booker, Congressman Pallone, a large contingent of environmental organizations, fishing groups, businesses, and civic groups to oppose the Obama Administration's plan to include sections of the Atlantic Ocean in the next 5-year oil and gas lease plan. The plan would allow for offshore oil drilling off the coast of Virginia in the next 5 years.