In a state like Maine, we rely on clean water for drinking, tourism, and our outdoor recreation economy. But the EPA has proposed scrapping the Clean Water Rule, a protection under the Clean Water Act that safeguards our streams and wetlands. The proposed replacement, dubbed the “Dirty Water Rule,” would jeopardize the drinking water our families rely on and undermine the streams and wetlands that filter pollution, provide fish and wildlife habitat, and absorb floodwaters. Learn more about the Clean Water Rule and how it benefits Maine.
TheNatural Resources Council of Maine, Maine Lakes Society, Maine Council of Trout Unlimited, and Maine Rivers held this citizen’s hearing during the EPA public comment period. Guests heard from a variety of speakers about the importance of protecting our waterways, and had an opportunity to speak out themselves.
This event was free and open to the public.
Thursday, February 7
Portland Public Library
5 Monument Way
Portland, ME 04101