New Protections for Headwaters

July 11, 2014 By: Erin Block

Headwater streams were once protected under the Clean Water Act, until the 2000s when a U.S. Supreme Court ruling left them vulnerable to development. This year though, things might change, with a proposed rule that would once again protect these delicate and important ecosystems. Chris Hunt explains the details and ways you can help (including a public comment period) in a recent article on Hatch Magazine.