The “Poison Our Waters Act” would have gutted Clean Water Act protections from pesticide use. The bill would have allowed for pesticides to be sprayed directly into rivers, lakes, wetlands, or streams without a permit, putting communities that swim, fish, drink, and do business at risk of being poisoned.
Read our letter opposing the Poison Our Waters Act.
The pro-environment vote is NO.
S. 340 was introduced in the Senate on February 7, 2017.