Big polluters have stacked Congress and the Trump Administration with their friends, and they have already started handing out favors. The polluter friendly agenda calls for rolling back our most vital protections for our water, air, climate and health.
As the crisis in Flint, Michigan has unfolded, there has been a renewed focus on lead and other contaminants in drinking water. The Federal Government regulates lead in drinking water, primarily through the Lead and Copper Rule.
"House Republicans plowed under common sense protections for clean water with provisions that would repeal safeguards for streams, wetlands, and drinking water and make it easier for toxic pesticides to get into our rivers and lakes."