The EPA’s conservation backwater
Dec 11, 2018

The EPA’s conservation backwater

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The head of Google is in the Congressional hot seat today answering questions about how the company handles users' private information. The EPA is set to release a plan that will replace an Obama-era definition of what waterways are and are not federally protected. Plus, a new book explores the history of fabric beyond what we put on every morning.

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EPA poised to roll back what waterways are protected

Dec 11, 2018
The Trump administration is set to release a plan that would redefine which bodies of water are protected by the 1972 Clean Water Act.
The Trump administration is set to release a plan that would redefine which bodies of water are protected by the 1972 Clean Water Act. 
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The head of Google is in the Congressional hot seat today answering questions about how the company handles users’ private information. The EPA is set to release a plan that will replace an Obama-era definition of what waterways are and are not federally protected. Plus, a new book explores the history of fabric beyond what we put on every morning.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC