Republicans want to make it easier to dump toxic (arsenic, selenium, cadmium, boron and lead, which don't go away once they get into the environment) coal waste into the American water supply.

"The bill is sponsored by Rep. David McKinley (R-West Virginia), who appears to be doing the bidding of his sponsors. His top five political donors, according to, are Mepco, a coal company; Steptoe and Johnson, an energy law firm; Preston Contractors, which works in the oil and natural gas, coal, landfill, and quarry industries; Swanson Industries, which deals with mining equipment; and Murray Energy, one of the largest coal mining companies."