clean water act

Supreme Court grapples with how to control water pollution

The Supreme Court grappled Wednesday with questions about the scope of the Clean Water Act and the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to regulate pollutants that find their way into navigable water such as oceans, rivers and streams.

Supreme Court will hear clean water case next term

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to take up a case next term that relates to the Clean Water Act and the Environmental Protection Authority's authority to regulate pollutants that find their way into navigable water.

Leaked memo: Pruitt has authority over Clean Water Act

Key provisions in the Clean Water Act are now under the control of one person at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency -- Administrator Scott Pruitt, according to a leaked memo obtained by CNN.