EPA and Climate Regulation: Mind the Gaps

June 18, 2014 by James Bushnell

EPA Regulation Gaps

Last week, following years of anticipation, the shoe finally dropped on EPA carbon regulations. Two or three things are notable: First, we’re on the road to a national climate policy! Second, EPA is going out of its way to highlight how much flexibility it will give to States in implementing this policy.[read more]

Closing Clean Water Act Loophole Will Restore Drinking Water and Flood Protections for Millions

March 27, 2014 by Peter Lehner

Clean Water Act Loophole

Like millions of Americans, I love the water. I love to swim, boat and fish, as do many of my family and friends. We all recall swimming in dirty water; it wasn’t all that uncommon a few decades ago. I even recall being told I would need a hepatitis shot if I fell into the nearby river.[read more]

Science vs. the Clean Water Act Rollbacks

December 20, 2013 by NRDC Switchboard

Clean Water Act

Scientists and clean water experts are gathering in Washington, DC this week to defend threatened wetlands, critical drinking water supplies, unique kinds of water bodies like prairie potholes—and the fundamental science of clean water.[read more]