It’s decisions like this one which are exactly why we all need to vote for Democrats, not Republicans. No, Democrats aren’t perfect by any means, but can you imagine this type of pro-environment move coming from a Gingrich or Romney or Perry or Paul administration? No, I didn’t think so.
For more on this historic action towards protection of our air and water, see here. Also check out David Roberts’ analysis, which concludes that this one is a “bona fide Big Deal” – in a very good way.