Sound Rivers: Keepers of the Neuse River

Sound Rivers: Keepers of the Neuse River

Progress is the reason American Rivers named the Neuse River its 2022 River of the Year — progress since the passage of the Clean Water Act 50 years ago and progress that is yet to come. None of it could be accomplished without the dedication and determination of the...
Last Major Hurdle Cleared for Klamath Dams Removal

Last Major Hurdle Cleared for Klamath Dams Removal

Today, an important step was made towards implementing what will soon be the largest U.S. river restoration project in history – removal of the lower four Klamath River dams. The final License Surrender Order for the Lower Klamath River Hydroelectric Project has been...
The Clean Water Act at 50

The Clean Water Act at 50

This week, I joined environmental policymakers from the White House and Congress in marking the anniversary of the Clean Water Act, one of the most important laws signed in the past 50 years.
A blueprint for clean water everywhere, for everyone

A blueprint for clean water everywhere, for everyone

While the national discourse is focused on issues that divide us as a country, clean water is one of the values that should unite us. No matter who you are or where you are from, we all need clean, safe water for drinking, for growing the food we eat, and for...