Water

  • Stream Protection Rule Repealed

    In February, Congress passed and President Trump signed legislation repealing the Stream Protection Rule.

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  • A Setback for Defenders of Clean Water

    Fighting for clean water and healthy wetlands has been a part of the Izaak Walton League mission since day one.

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  • Digging Into the Mining Debate

    Unless you spend your summers canoeing the Boundary Waters or live on the shores of Lake Superior, the term "sulfide-ore copper mining" may be a bit of a mystery to you. We have a quick primer on the mining process – and possible environmental impacts.

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  • Save the Boundary Waters

    The BWCAW is threatened by proposals for sulfide-ore copper mining in Minnesota. This type of mining has never been done in Minnesota – and has yet to be done anywhere else in the world without polluting water and compromising the health of the surrounding environment and communities.

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  • Trump Administration Puts America’s Waters at Risk

    To protect our nation’s drinking water resources and outdoor recreation economy, revisions to the Clean Water Rule must not rely on Justice Scalia’s opinion to define waters protected by the Clean Water Act.

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