We are rapidly approaching the deadline for covering over 700 municipal water reservoirs nationwide.. YuP.. THe EPA has mandated that areas the size of lakes need to have a securely enclosed covering structure to prevent biological contamination from natural sources. All that i would suppose without Enviromental Impact Reports on local species dwelling in and around the reservoirs or effects on migrating birds and water fowl. Not to mention ESTHETICS.. They are EPA -- they don't need no stinkin' EIR filed... Review & Outlook: The EPA Doesn't Love New York - WSJ.com Don't bother them with water supply safety PRIORITIES -- or even FACTS and SCIENCE.. THEY ARE THE EPA.... And you will comply NOW!!