"The Republican leadership in the House of Representatives has failed Americans once again by turning their backs on families and handing out giveaways to polluters."
This is a reckless decision and a slap in the face to anyone who thinks that public health should be prioritized over industry bottom-lines. Scott Pruitt's EPA is doing what it does best - pandering to polluters who line the pockets of their allies on Capitol Hill with campaign donations.
“It is unconscionable and absolutely absurd for Scott Pruitt to try to make it easier for coal plants to dump deadly toxics and other harmful chemicals directly into our rivers and lakes, including those used for drinking water, fishing, and swimming,”
New Report: Enhanced oil recovery threatens drinking water.
Regulators lack the resources and data to oversee an estimated 60% of U.S. oil production.
"This will force drinking water utilities and their consumers to continue to foot the bill for removing this pollution from drinking water supplies."