Cities could offer to absorb 100 percent of the purchase and installation costs of micro-irrigation systems in exchange for a percentage of the water that farmers would save by making the switch.
In a political landscape already divided over climate action, the ruling in West Virginia vs. EPA effectively leaves state and local government to face a global challenge on its own.
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Sen. Bob Casey, regarding the fact that it has been 10 years since the Department of Justice has filed a report on the federal government’s compliance with accessibility standards for information technology. While 26 percent of Americans live with a disability, a 2021 report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation found that 30 percent of the most popular federal websites did not pass an automated accessibility test; 48 percent failed the test on one of their three most popular pages. (NPR — June 30, 2022)