Good news out of the Senate: An anti-clean water amendment to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) failed to get enough votes last week. But the bad news is that Senator Barrasso (R-WY) introduced his amendment to block Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) action to close critical gaps in Clean Water Act protection for our nation’s rivers, lakes, streams and wetlands in the first place. [link to our content]
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housands of communities across the nation are at risk from toxic coal ash. Congress is only making things worse. Click here to protect our neighborhoods and communities from the threat of coal ash.
The “Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013” (H.R. 2218), introduced by Representative David McKinley (R-WV), fails to protect communities from coal ash pollution.
The Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has published a revised proposal for rules governing hydraulic fracturing on Federal and Indian lands. The millions of acres of land at stake include wild places like national forests and wildlife refuges. It also includes land that provides drinking water to millions of Americans, including big cities and private well owners.
Tell BLM that we need stronger rules! Send your comments today.