Over Half of U.S. Waters Are Too Polluted to Swim or Fish

April 6, 2022

Earlier today, the US Supreme Court issued a ruling on a case brought before under the “shadow docket” — essentially a case decided quickly, without the usual arguments before the court — that peeled back important parts of the Clean Water Act, essentially granting heavy industry a major victory. The new interpretation of the Clean Water Act ties the hands of states that would otherwise be able to restrict pollution and disruption of waterways. Adventure Journal