Vox highlights how water systems work and how they are threatened by the Trump Administration’s “Dirty Water Rule” that allows for pollution of waterways despite best available science and the goals and objectives of the Clean Water Act. Vox takes a close look of the Rule’s impacts in New Mexico.

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Stephen is an urban planner with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. Stephen lives in Kenmore and primarily covers land use and transportation issues for The Urbanist.