23 Jun '11, 8pm

EPA Tells It Like It Is on HR 2018--the Dirty Water Bill

A number of my NRDC Water Program colleagues are blogging on HR 2018 , reflecting its status as one of the worst dirty water bills any of us have seen. NRDC’s Founding Director John Adams has now weighed in with a beautiful piece that underscores how nonsensical and destructive 2018 would be if passed. The bill blasted out of the House Transportation & Infrastructure committee in record time yesterday, with no hearing. Even if you support repealing foundational elements of our nation’s clean water law, doing so without airing the issues is an indefensible process. But trying to speed the bill along while folks are on summer vacation (many enjoying waters protected by the very Clean Water Act provisions the bill would gut) is, of course, the plan. Now, the US EPA, in response to a request from Representative Tim Bishop of New York, has confirmed the analysis of many environ...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/dbeckman/epa_tells_it_l...

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