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Congress votes against clean water

Senator Gillibrand of New York introduced an amendment to close a loophole in the Safe Drinking Water Act that allows the oil and gas industry to inject known hazardous materials -- unchecked -- directly into or adjacent to underground drinking water supplies. Congress rejected it.

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