Washington DC – Clean Water Action is appalled that the leadership of the US House of Representatives appears willing to shut down the federal government in order to win passage of budget riders limiting the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and prohibiting funding for Planned Parenthood.
While recent press reports have indicated that the EPA restrictions may no longer be on the table, the House Republican leadership has brought the federal government close to the brink of shutdown over policy issues that should not be part of budget negotiations.
After several years in the making, today the Governor released the Colorado Water Plan to begin to address the state’s future water supply needs. Clean Water Action applauds Governor Hickenlooper for investing in this effort and prioritizing water conservation.
“Clean Water Action’s members provided thousands of comments during the process calling on the state water plan to include strong water conservation, natural water storage and to not invest in costly water projects,” said Kathy Aterno, National Managing Director.
Trenton, NJ - Today a Coalition of environmental, labor, community and faith-based groups united at the Statehouse to announce their Freedom from Frack Waste campaign.