Showing Support for the Clean Water Rule

Voices from all across the United States are standing up for the protection of clean water. Read what these residents of Missouri and South Dakota have to say this week about the importance of clean and safe water in their lives.

Keep our water clean – Springfield News-Leader, 10/16

“Nothing is more fundamental than clean water. The Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers recently finalized a rule restoring Clean Water Act protections to smaller streams and wetlands – a natural resource that provides drinking water for 117 million Americans.”

Letter to the Editor: Nothing is more fundamental or important to life than clean water – Daily Leader Extra, 10/13

“The rule would be particularly beneficial for all people who live in South Dakota who rely on clean drinking water from streams covered by this rule. These streams and wetlands are also important for fish and wildlife — and therefore for the 7,000 jobs created by S.D.’s outdoor recreation economy.”

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