Q & A with John Covington

8/31/2016

NCSL 2016 Legislative Summit | Aug. 10, 2016

Water makes news, whether it's the algae bloom on Lake Erie, storm water runoff, lead poisonings in Flint, suits against upstream counties. States are working to bring together the agriculture industry, urban areas and clean water advocates to address efforts to maintain healthy water resources, and consider future demand and supply of this important resource. 

This video is an interview with John Covington of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency who spoke at the 2016 NCSl Legislative Summit issue session on State Efforts to Improve Water Planning. The NCSL Legislative Summit was held in Chicago on Aug. 8-11, 2016.