Part 3: Waters Of The United States – The Rapanos

Author: Steve Zwick

In 2006, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia jettisoned two centuries of legal precedent to redefine “Waters of the United States” as only being rivers, streams, and lakes. It’s a definition that left 98 percent of the country’s waters unprotected by federal agencies but was largely ignored – until Donald Trump ordered the EPA to make it the law of the land.

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