Our Land: New Mexico’s Environmental Past, Present and Future

Protecting Vulnerable Waterways

Season 4 Episode 10 | 11m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

The pueblos of Jemez and Laguna filed a lawsuit in March against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency & others over a 2020 rule that weakens protections for ephemeral or intermittent waterways. According to the complaint, the Trump-era rule “ignores the U.S. Government’s trust responsibilities to Indian tribes and violates the Administrative Procedure Act and intent of the Clean Water Act."

Aired: 05/21/21

Rating: NR

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Our Land: New Mexico’s Environmental Past, Present and Future is a local public television program presented by NMPBS.