14 Sep '17, 4pm

"Save the EPA!" - @maryannehitt on why EPA's mission & work must be protected from political interference:

"Save the EPA!" - @maryannehitt on why EPA's mission & work must be protected from political interference:

This week, I had the great honor of speaking at press conference at the National Press Club calling on Congress and the White House to fully fund the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and let its staff do their jobs free of political interference (you can watch ABC News coverage of the event here ). The good public servants at EPA stand up every day for the health of our families, clean air and water, and our climate. The least I could do was to stand with them, and call on Congress and the White House to save the US EPA ! The press conference also included Rep. Debbie Dingell of Michigan, National Wildlife Federation CEO Collin O’Mara, and leaders of the American Federation of Government Employees, which represents EPA staff. I want to share the message I delivered at the press conference with all of you - here are my remarks: In my role as director of the Beyond Coal...

Full article: http://www.sierraclub.org/compass/2017/09/save-environmen...

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