New federal water pollution rule draws mixed reaction

By: - August 30, 2023 8:09 pm

A Lesser Golden Plover sits in a section of wetland in Barrow, Alaska. Federal officials have released new rules for applying the Clean Water Act to wetlands after a Supreme Court decision limited its scope in May 2023. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.