Issues We Support
TTF often lends our voice and brings attention to regulatory and legislative efforts to protect water and our environment, and expand resources and networks at the local, state, and federal level.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt has announced his plan to roll back important protections for our water.
In 2015, the Obama administration finalized updates to the Clean Water Rule and enacted commonsense protections for streams and wetlands across the country. These safeguards protected the small streams that feed the drinking water sources for nearly 1 in 3 Americans. They protected wetlands throughout the nation that filter pollutants from water, absorb floodwaters, and provide habitat for countless wildlife. It was a no-brainer supported by millions of Americans backed by science.
But that is all at risk now. If this rule is reversed, it could open up the door for polluters to wreak havoc on drinking water for 117 million Americans.