The EPA and Army Corps of Engineers have put forward a rule to help protect America’s water sources and now it is heading to the White House for review. Later this week, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will travel to Minnesota and to Texas for a pair of events aimed at promoting the EPA’s water pollution control efforts and the Waters of the United States rule specifically. (The Hill)
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“For politicians and climate-denial groups, the elixir of life is money. Now that corporations are becoming reluctant to bankroll crazy theories, the surrender of climate-change deniers will follow,” penned Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank .
Views on climate aren’t red and blue – A new study that looks at how concerned Americans are about climate change highlights that the issue isn’t just a red- or blue-state issue. (New York Times)
See them while you can – New research shows the glaciers of Western Canada could shrink by 70 percent by 2100. (New York Times)
Steyer looks to ’16 – Climate change activist Tom Steyer is looking to make the issue a prominent one in the next presidential election. (The Hill)
Hitting the goal – The Sonoma County Water Agency in California has achieved its goal of getting all its energy from renewables or carbon-free sources. (Sonoma Press Democrat)