Comic relief: US Environmental Protection Agency sends out tweet about Kim Kardashian’s game

It was reportedly retweeted 3,000 times before being quietly deleted.

Until yesterday, its most thrilling tweet was “Our proposal to protect clean water does not change the permitting exemption for farm ponds.”

But it seems staffers at the Environmental Protection Agency have a wild side – after a mystery Kim Kardashian addict linked their iPhone game to the government account.

The EPA’s Office of Water stunned its 52,000 followers yesterday when the player announced he or she had become a “C-list celebrity” on the addictive app.
Michigan congressman John Dingell wrote: “I’m the last original author of the Clean Water Act, but I have no idea who/what a Kardashian is and I rarely play games. You OK, @EPAwater?”…

Whoops…our bad. Sorry about tweet. Upside – more attention for the Office of Water (, thanks @KimKardashian

— U.S. EPA Water (@EPAwater) July 22, 2014