Today in WaterWise News:
Flint Crisis Updates ♦ Obama Water Rule in the Senate ♦ Climate Rule in Court ♦ D.C. Preparing for Snowmageddon ♦ Port Manatee Study and Bird Island Erosion Efforts
The Hill - The regional Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief responsible for Michigan is resigning amid charges that she did not do enough to prevent the Flint, Mich., drinking water crisis. Read more.
The Hill - Emails released this week by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) show that his office sought to keep the responsibility of cleaning up the water supply in Flint on local officials. Read more.
The Hill - President Obama’s landmark climate change rule for power plants can move forward while its opponents challenge it, a federal court ruled Thursday. Read more.
New York Times - Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a snow emergency effective Friday morning, as the region prepares for a blizzard that could dump up to 2 feet of snow in the District over the weekend. Read more.
Roll Call - Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a snow emergency effective Friday morning, as the region prepares for a blizzard that could dump up to 2 feet of snow in the District over the weekend. Read more.
Bradenton - Three years from now, Port Manatee officials will know for certain whether they will be able to bring bigger ships into the port's berths. Read more.
Wicked Local - Heavy equipment arrived on Bird Island last week, marking the start of a two-year, multi-million dollar state and federal project to elevate the island from the encroaching ocean water to preserve the nesting habitat of endangered sea birds and save a historic navigational beacon. Read more.