US Rep Kathy Castor Profile picture
Representing the City of Champions 🏆⚡️ Tampa Bay's Congresswoman⚡️🇺🇸 Chair, @ClimateCrisis 🌤🌅🌴
6 Apr
🌤 #TampaBay is a beautiful and diverse ecosystem and we need to take better care of it. Yesterday, I saw two 🐬chasing 🐟 for dinner while pelicans crashed around them. Blue 🦀 were scurrying in the water. Stingrays stealthily skimmed the bay bottom. 1/5
We have worked diligently for decades to clean up the 🌊water quality of Tampa Bay, but the massive dump of acidic wastewater from the neglected #PineyPoint phosphogypsum stack feels like a slap in the face. This happened before. Nobody learned from it. 2/5
We must learn the lesson now and act. We need new solutions to protect our bay and waterways, & a true commitment to stick with it. We need innovative ideas for the meaningful use of gypsum instead of building massive mounds w giant wastewater ponds that leak and overflow. 3/5
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14 Jun 18
Maybe it’s time we got @SpeakerRyan up to speed then, shall we? (THREAD)
First, there’s the $43,000 soundproof phone booth Pruitt had installed in his office – which btw violates federal spending laws. Maybe @EPAScottPruitt is trying to hide something?
Then we learned that Pruitt was renting DC condo owned by an energy lobbyist with dealings at the EPA - for $50 a night. What does $50 a night in DC usually get you? 👇
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