Florida. The Sunshine State. Known worldwide for its beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters, and unique and varied wildlife species. In recent years, funding has been lacking, jeopardizing Florida’s exceptional habitats and wildlife. However, on November 4, 2014 voters will have the opportunity to change that by VOTING YES on the Water & Land Conservation Amendment 1.
BOSTON – Environmental advocates, labor leaders and electrical workers today rallied with Democratic candidate for Attorney General Maura Healey, saying voters have a clear choice on these important issues and naming Healey as the candidate who will side with the people as a 21st Century ratepayer advocate.
October 2, 2014— Regional water utilities, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, national water organizations and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency organized a “Toast to Tap” celebration on Thursday, October 2, 2014 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act. Congress passed the Act in 1974 and authorized the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate drinking water supplies by setting water quality and delivery standards. Hosted in the Park at CityCenter in Northwest DC, the event brought together members of the water community and local businesses to highlight the value of safe water to the metro region.
Environmental advocates back Earned Paid Sick Time, Expanded Bottle Bill, and Reject Gas Tax Repeal Measure
“[We] support the proposed Definition of “Waters of the U.S.” Under the Clean Water Act and urge the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers to finalize these important protections for our nation’s water resources,” said Mayor William D.