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AOK Featured in Kansas City Star: Advocacy for Water, Streams & Wetlands

The Kansas City Star featured guest commentary by AOK’s executive director, Ron Klataske, on EPA’S Proposed Rule that will eliminate protection for millions of acres of wetlands and thousands of miles of streams:

Don’t wash away protections for Waters of the United States, Ron Klataske, Kansas City Star

Anyone who cherishes streams and wetlands, the wildlife and ecological values provided by these natural features, and the environmental services that streams and wetlands provide to enhancing water quality and reducing flood damage, have ten days to file online comments.

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Wetlands and Streams in the Great Plains Threatened by Proposed Rule: Your Voice May Help Save Them

The EPA and Corps of Engineers recently held the one and only public hearing on a Proposed Rule that, if adopted, will redefine “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) in a way that will eliminate regulatory protection for most wetlands in the Great Plains and many thousands of miles of streams, including most tributaries that flow into larger streams and rivers.

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