Raise a cold one this weekend and make a toast to the Clean Water Act. That’s the advice of the Natural Resources Defense Council as they team up with 21 craft breweries in an effort to raise awareness of threats to the key ingredient in beer.
Some environmentalist groups say slashing funding for the EPA wouldn't be good for the Great Lakes. President Obama's proposed 2012 budget would cut 125 million dollars slated for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Cameron Davis is a senior advisor to the EPA on Great Lakes issues.
An environmental group is recommending the separation of Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River basin to fend off Asian Carp.The National Resources Defense Council's report says permanent barriers would also improve the city's outdated water system.Henry Henderson is with the NRDC.