A puddle blocks a path that leads into the Panther Island Mitigation Bank, Thursday, June 7, 2018, near Naples, Fla. Experts say the Trump administration’s move to redefine what constitutes a waterway under federal law is threatening a uniquely American effort to save wetlands from destruction.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to propose a new rule that would restrict the number of waterways protected under the Clean Water Act.
A puddle blocks a path that leads into the Panther Island Mitigation Bank, Thursday, June 7, 2018, near Naples, Fla. Experts say the Trump administration’s move to redefine what constitutes a waterway under federal law is threatening a uniquely American effort to save wetlands from destruction. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to propose a new rule that would restrict the number of waterways protected under the Clean Water Act. Brynn Anderson AP Photo
A puddle blocks a path that leads into the Panther Island Mitigation Bank, Thursday, June 7, 2018, near Naples, Fla. Experts say the Trump administration’s move to redefine what constitutes a waterway under federal law is threatening a uniquely American effort to save wetlands from destruction. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to propose a new rule that would restrict the number of waterways protected under the Clean Water Act. Brynn Anderson AP Photo

Trump's move to redefine water rule threatens wetlands banks

June 15, 2018 12:49 PM