Two Wisconsin tribes join lawsuit against Trump administration, EPA over water protections

GREEN BAY - Two Wisconsin Native American tribes have joined in a federal lawsuit against the Trump administration and the Environmental Protection Agency on June 22 for rollback of Obama-era water protections.

The Menominee Indian Tribe and the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians have joined with other tribes across the country and environmental advocate groups, such as Earthjustice and the Sierra Club, in a complaint against President Donald Trump’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule that went into effect on Monday...

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Ken Notes: Again I wish the governor or legislature would create a permanent committee to work with the tribes so we could do a little trading and prioritizing issues so we could come up with the best soutions.



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