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Posted by on Tue, Jul 7, 2015 @ 14:07 PM

Chesapeake Bay area residents will benefit from the U.S. Court of Appeals’ decision to uphold a ruling to protect waterways from runoff, the biggest source of pollution according to the Environmental Protection Agency. (AP)

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“We believe in science and the existence of climate change that affects our cities, and we are taking steps to ensure that as our cities succeed, we also have a healthy, sustainable future,” saidMayor Edwin M. Lee of San Francisco in an announcement by 250 mayors.

WHAT’S TRENDING

Triple threat – The White House announced it plans to triple the use of solar and renewable power in subsidized housing by 2020. (New York Times)

More fun than a sit in – Today, Moms Clean Air Force will stage a “play-in” with concerned moms and their children to highlight the importance of upcoming methane regulations. (The Hill)

Conservation mission – Around $5.7 million will be allocated to four water quality improvement projects in Iowa. Farmers will receive $3.1 million in state funding to support these efforts and $2.59 million will come from conservation groups and as in-kind donations. (Des Moines Register)

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