24 Jun '11, 9am

House Bill Reverses 40 Years of Clean Water Act Protection; Suit Threatens EPA Over Black Carbon Soot

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved a fundamental attack on Clean Water Act protection this week, opening a new front in the war against the environment, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. Without a hearing or subcommittee mark-up, Republicans controlling the Committee approved H.R. 2018, which reverses the basic premises of the Clean Water Act- that what one state does affects the waters in other states, and that state policies alone had failed miserably to provide waters that are safe for drinking, swimming and fishing. This bill would prevent EPA from requiring states to develop effective clean water protection rules. Under the measure, EPA would be powerless to act even if it found a state-issued Clean Water Act permit to be inadequate. "This bill is a recipe for increased pollution, dirtier waters and more mountaintop remova...

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