Groups sue Trump Govt

Otago Daily Times - - WORLD -

San Fran­cisco: En­vi­ron­men­tal groups sued the Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion yes­ter­day over moves they say weaken pro­tec­tions for wa­ter­ways.

The ac­tions fol­low an ex­ec­u­tive or­der by Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump in Fe­bru­ary 2017 that di­rected the En­vi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency to work to­wards re­scind­ing a clean­wa­ter rule is­sued un­der Pres­i­dent Barack Obama in 2015.

Nine con­ser­va­tion groups filed the law­suit in the North­ern Dis­trict of Cal­i­for­nia court. — Reuters

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