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Clean Water Rule: Protects Our Water and Our Health

Posted by Kathy Attar, MPH on June 23, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri, water, childrenWhat could be more important to our health and the health of our communities than clean water? The Clean Water Rule recently released by the EPA protects the drinking water sources for one in three people living in the U.S. The Rule clarifies what streams, tributaries, and wetlands can be protected under the Clean Water Act (CWAA). And It provides support for the third of U.S. residents whose drinking water currently comes from upstream sources not currently protected under the CWA.

Clean water is a public health imperative for all communities. Learn how doctors and health professional are working to safeguard are water resources by supporting the Clean Water Rule.

PSR Press Release

PSR's comments to the EPA

Op-ed by PSR member Dr. Alan Peterson

Op-ed by PSR member Dr. Grant Shafer

Op-ed by PSR member Dr. Bruce Snyder

Op-ed by PSR member Dr. Janell E. Lundren (Subscription required)


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