By Tom Hetman

House Representatives John Yarmuth, D-Ky., Frank Pallone, D-N.J., and Dave Reichert, R-Wash., reintroduced the Clean Water Protection Act on Wed. March 4. The bill, which has 114 other members of Congress co-sponsoring it including 17 members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, aims to prevent the dumping of solid industrial wastes into streams, lakes and rivers. The bill would overturn a 2002 Bush administration change, which legalized the valley fills. Read more here.