Water Protections and Other Regulations Are Rolling Back. What Should Businesses Do?
While companies thought they had a grasp of water protection and sustainability regulations, now these regulations are being rolled back rather than continuing the 50-year trend of strengthening them. What does it mean for the business sector?
During the Trump administration, nearly 100 environmental rules have been downscaled, including regulations for air pollution and emissions, drilling and extraction, infrastructure planning, toxic substances and safety, and water pollution. In that time, 58 rollbacks have been completed, with 37 still in process at the time of this writing. While these rollbacks are intended to make things easier for large corporations and the fossil fuel industry, there likely will be long-term ramifications from resulting increases in greenhouse gas emissions.
One particular rollback that has caused controversy in the environmental world is the repeal of portions of the Clean Water Act... Read Full Story on Antea Group's Blog
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