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Don’t you think that vital headwater streams such as this should be protected from pollution?

Photo by Phil Monahan

 

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to block a set of rules proposed last year by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to protect headwater streams under the Clean Water Act. Yesterday, a group of some of the more influential executives in the fly-fishing industry sent an open letter to Congress, asking legislators to consider how vital these protections are to the health of our ecosystem.

 

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