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National river conservation and clean water issues
River restoration and dam removal
Wild river protection
Clean water supplies and water management
Below are the latest press releases. You can filter by issue or region to find information of interest.
May 12, 2020
Senators Udall and Heinrich introduce legislation to protect New Mexico’s Gila River May 12, 2020Contact: Mike Fiebig, 406-600-4061; David Moryc, 503-307-1137 Responding to strong community support, Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich today introduced legislation to add New Mexico’s Gila River to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. The bill... Read More
May 8, 2020
May 8, 2020Contact: Amy Kober, 503-708-1145 Acting to safeguard drinking water for millions of Americans, House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and Water Resources Subcommittee Chairwoman Grace Napolitano (D-CA) today introduced the Clean Water For All Act, to repeal the Trump administration’s Dirty Water Rule. The Dirty Water Rule removes Clean Water... Read More
April 20, 2020
Protecting Rivers, Water Pollution