Committee Removes Several Essential Provisions of Water Bill
Yesterday, Monday, March 3rd, the House Finance Committee removed the requirement for individual NPDES permits in S.B. 373, the Water Protection Bill. Had an individual permit been issued for Freedom Industries, it would have received an extra level of scrutiny and analysis because:
Individual permits for facilities like Freedom Industries are critical for the protection of our water.While the individual permit requirement is essential - there are other critical deficiencies in the Finance Committee bill, these include:
Contact House Speaker Delegate Tim Miley now and tell him to amend individual NPDES permits back into S.B. 373!
Phone: (304) 340-3210
Tell House Speaker Delegate Tim Miley to stop weakening S.B. 373!
For more information contact West Virginia Rivers Coalition