California officials adopted new rules this week to capture stormwater that until now has been washed back out through sewers and into the sea. The new rules could be a model for the state. (Los Angeles Times)
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“At the end of the day, the case for climate action is much bigger than any one study. It comes down to a simple question: What kind of world do we want to leave behind for our children and grandchildren?” writes EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy in a Medium oped.
Talking trade – House Republicans explore a new strategy—decoupling Trade Promotion Authority and Trade Adjustment Assistance—in order to reconsider fast track. (Huffington Post)
Solar – A ballot petition in Florida to increase consumers’ access to solar power is drawing unexpected ire from a range of groups. (Think Progress)
Encyclical excitement – Vice President Biden yesterday expressed support for the Pope’s encyclical, set to be officially released tomorrow, speaking to the importance of the moral, security and economic components of addressing climate change. (Washington Post)