Monday, September 08, 2003

Love That Dirty Water...

Yes, I'm sure this is exactly what Congress had in mind when it passed the Clean Water Act:
EPA Analysis Finds Clean Water Act Changes Would Cause Major Setback

An internal analysis conducted by the U.S. EPA has found that a Bush administration plan to alter clean water rules could result in more than half of the mid-Atlantic's streams and one-third of its wetlands losing protection under the federal Clean Water Act. That, in turn, would leave more than 3 million people reliant on drinking water supplies that were not protected by pollution regulations, according to the EPA analysis. From Grist