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SWS and partners send letters in support of WOTUS & Amici Curiae Brief

March 1, 2017 - Representing over 200,000 members and 130+ professional societies and research organizations, the Society of Wetland Scientists, along with the American Fisheries Society, American Institute for Biological Sciences, Ecological Society of America, Phycological Society of America, Society for Ecological Restoration and Society for Freshwater Science sent letters supporting the Waters of the United States Clean Water Rule and associated Amicus Brief to Congress and President Trump, in response to President Trump's February 28, 2017 Executive Order directing agencies to start reviewing and evaluating the Clean Water Rule. Read the full letter here.

The letter has since been picked up by multiple, international news sources:

Similarly, our partner, the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM), sent a paper describing the Priorities for State Wetland Programs in the New Administration to U.S Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Scott Pruitt. The paper outlines six areas of importance to state wetland managers. Read the letter here.

If you would like to reach out to your representatives and encourage them to support the Clean Water Rule, you can search for your U.S. House of Representatives by entering your zip code here and your U.S. Senators by selecting your state from the dropdown menu here.

Similarly, our partner, the Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM), sent a paper, Priorities for State Wetland Programs in the New Administration, to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Scott Pruitt. The paper outlines six areas of importance to state wetland managers. Read the letter to the EPA Administrator. Learn more about ASWM. 

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