The comment period is finally open for the Clean Water Rule repeal.
The comment period for “reviewing and rescinding or revising the Clean Water Rule” is FINALLY open: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=EPA_FRDOC_0001-21030. The deadline is August 28, 2017.
The federal water defense campaign, Clean Water For All, has also extended the deadline to sign your organization on to this letter that will be sent to EPA Administrator Pruitt. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfhdF53kc5KmZgKHYpCCe6BIVjZicCkA_dL2LT9PmX5afgUPg/viewform The new deadline is August 9, 2017, a little less than two weeks from today.
Please look at the updated, and incredibly helpful Clean Water Rule toolkit developed by the Clean Water For All campaign - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Ydq_duSgQMPyEAX3I-tMlRwROyWEPLQWlPmSEGMGOpE/edit. In it you can find helpful talking points, social media posts, memes, action alerts, example op-eds, and more!
You can find more information on the Clean Water Rule, its history, and the implications of its repeal here: http://protectcleanwater.org/