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Trump’s Toxic Water Plan for Power Plants is Riddled with Polluter Loopholes

Proposed Rule Would Allow Coal Utilities to Continue to Use Old, Ineffective Pollution Treatment

EPA's Proposed Revisions to the Safe Drinking Water Act's Lead and Copper Rule

It’s disappointing that EPA chose not to require full replacement of lead service lines — the largest source of lead in drinking water — and stopped short of other measures to reduce exposure.

Lead and Drinking Water

Lead is a highly poisonous metal and can affect almost every organ in the body and the nervous system. It is a naturally occurring element found, due to human activity, in all parts of our environment.

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PFASs Chemicals – Protecting Our Drinking Water And Our Health

PFASs are a class of human-made chemicals which includes Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances.

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Carbon Capture and Release

Oversight Failures in the Section 45Q Tax Credit for Enhanced Oil Recovery

Executive Summary

From We All Live Downstream

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Key Issues in EPA’s Proposed Lead and Copper Rule Revisions #2

January 14, 2020

The purpose of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) is to reduce lead and copper at the tap. EPA’s proposed revisions to the LCR make significant changes to the aspects related to lead. EPA is accepting comments on the proposal until February 13, 2020. This is the second in a series of blog posts on specific aspects of EPA’s proposal. Read Part 1 here.

Stop Pendley from selling off public lands

Pendley Must Go

January 1, 2020

Happy New Year.

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My Testimony to EPA about its Toxic Water Proposal

December 19, 2019

On Thursday, December 19th I participated in a "virtual" public hearing on the Trump administration's dangerous plan to let dirty power plants dump even more pollution into our rivers, putting more