Tag Archives: Clean Water Act

Urge Your Representative to Sign Letter Telling EPA to Protect our Country’s Waterways

Representative John Dingell and colleagues James Moran and Louise Slaughter have sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to their fellow representatives asking them to join in signing a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency urging the EPA to move quickly in … Continue reading

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Urge the EPA to Stand Up for Clean Water

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org): The Clean Water Act is under attack once again. This time the culprits are Kentucky regulators who are trying to rewrite the rules so the coal mining industry can dump even more toxic selenium pollution … Continue reading

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Tell Congress: Don’t Dismantle Clean Water Laws

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org): Big Coal’s allies in Congress are working to dismantle clean water laws to allow for more mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia. We don’t have much time, but we MUST stop them. Sen. Joe Manchin … Continue reading

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Protect the Bay from CAFO Pollution

From the Pew Environment Group (http://www.pewenvironment.org/): The Chesapeake Bay is a national treasure and brings $33 billion in economic and recreational benefits to the region each year. It is vital to our economy and way of life. Yet the health … Continue reading

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Appalachian Voters Want to End Mountaintop Removal Mining—Let Your Representative Know

From I Love Mountains (http://www.ilovemountains.org):   Great news! This week we received the results of a public opinion poll that confirms that voters in Appalachia overwhelmingly want to end mountaintop removal and strengthen protections provided by the Clean Water Act … Continue reading

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Stop the Congressional Attack on our Local Rivers & the Chesapeake

From the Choose Clean Water Coalition (http://www.choosecleanwater.org):   Goodlatte Amendment to Budget Bill Protects Polluters, Leaves Clean Water At Risk The U.S. House and Senate have agreed on a temporary budget fix to keep the federal government from shutting down. … Continue reading

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Poisoned Sausage (Federal Budget)

Download a pdf-formatted version of this issue at http://www.pennfuture.org/UserFiles/PDFs/vol13no04_021711.pdf.   The famous quote by Otto von Bismarck that “laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made,” couldn’t be more wrong today. Because if we don’t … Continue reading

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Urge Your Representative to Protect Clean Water

From the Choose Clean Water Coalition (http://www.choosecleanwater.org): NOTE: The Council is a member of this coalition.   On February 15, as the U.S. House of Representatives brought a budget bill to the floor to fund the federal government through the … Continue reading

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