LETTER: Western Governors urge Congress to support states’ authority to protect water quality


Western Governors urged Congress in a letter sent on June 4, 2018 to reject any effort that may diminish, impair or subordinate governors’ ability to protect water quality within the boundaries of their states. The outreach to Senators Mitch McConnell and Charles Schumer and Representatives Paul Ryan and Nancy Pelosi expressed concern from Western Governors about various proposals to alter the state certification process under Section 401 of the federal Clean Water Act. Read, download the letter.


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