H.R. 2018: The Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011 passes out of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

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From the Colorado Independent (Virginia Chamlee):

“This is not about the state versus the EPA. This is about clean water versus dirty water, plain and simple,” says Earthjustice senior legislative counsel Joan Mulhern, in a press release.

Among those to vote against the bill was Rep. Tim Bishop, D-N.Y., who offered a failed amendment that would have exempted water that are sources of public drinking water and provided flood protection for communities.

More H.R. 2018: The Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011 coverage here.

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