08 Apr '11, 5pm

Don't like air pollution? Can I interest you in some water pollution?

According to several reports, the recent negotiations over the spending bill to keep the federal government operating past midnight tonight have focused on whether the bill will contain a handful of "riders," which are special interest policy directives. In the last several hours, we've been hearing that Republican leaders have sought to include riders to prevent the government from carefully scrutinizing proposed mountaintop removal coal mines and considering the latest science in that process. As I wrote several weeks ago , the House of Representatives passed its spending bill, and larded it up with all kinds of dirty water riders, including ones that would hamstring the government's enforcement of the Clean Water Act with respect to mountaintop removal mines. My colleague David Goldston wrote about the numerous anti-environmental riders in that bill. We seem now to be w...

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