# Environmental protection
White House Holds Trump Administration and Republicans Responsible for Ohio Spill Contamination
In a press conference held earlier today, the White House blamed the Trump administration and Republicans for their role in the East Palestine, Ohio spill, which has led to the contamination of the city's water supply.
An Unexpected Treasure Is Under the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Drain Cover
(Colorado Springs, CO) Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has left its mark on downtown Colorado Springs. On the southwest corner of E. Platte Avenue and North Tejon Street, across from the new playground at Acacia Park, there is a storm drain with the zoo's logo.
The Power of a Hive Mentality in Today's World
In 2008, Matt Willey had a life-changing experience with a bee. In his interview with American Lifestyle, Willey shared that a sick bee flew in his window and landed on his rug. Shortly after, it died. After doing some research, Willey learned that sick bees do not return to the hive because they don’t want to transmit their illness or disease to the rest of the colony.
Governor DeSantis Announces $1.2 Billion Investment in Everglades Restoration and Protection of Water Resources
Governor Ron DeSantis on June 8Twitter of GovRonDeSantis. At a press briefing on June 8, Florida's Governor Ron DeSantis announced a $1.2 billion investment in the Everglades restoration project, and other initiatives to protect water resources in the state. The funds are part of the $109.9 billion 'Freedom First' budget that the governor signed last week, and signify a continuation of his administration's commitment to environmental protection and regeneration.
Environmental Protection Legislative Package Signed by Hochul
A shot of snowy weather taken along Route 60 in Cassadaga, New York.Photo by J.M. Lesinski. New York State Governor Kathy Hochul recently signed legislation that included eight different bills aimed at protecting New York’s natural environment. Legislation passed in the package includes S.0543/A.5082 which prohibits hotels from using small single-use plastic bottles for personal care products, S.4478-A/S.0528-A which prohibits the use of pesticides at children’s summer day and overnight camps, and S.2122-A/A.0160-B which expands the frequency and testing capacities for lead in school drinking water across New York state.