The Senate is now considering a bill, the Federal Water Quality Protection Act (S. 1140), that says it’s okay to pollute the same water the EPA and Army Corps are working to protect. Stand up for the Clean Water Act!
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"We’ve long said that these short-term extensions are not conducive to the effective and efficient governance of the country," White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters on Monday talking about the Highway Trust Fund.
Strings attached – Congress takes aim at the president’s priorities—including clean water rules and more—through the budget process. (New York Times)
Liking renewables - A commitment to make its new Texas data center 100 percent renewable shows Facebook likes renewable energy. The company eventually plans to double use of renewable energy by 2018. (EcoWatch)
Moving ahead – EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy says a Supreme Court ruling on mercury pollution will not affect the finalization of carbon pollution limits on existing power plants. (Star Tribune)