19 Jul '11, 5pm

Wow! We just delivered 639,000+ comments to EPA in support of their new mercury and air toxics protections

Contact: Jessica Franz Spiegel, Environment America, 202 683-1250, [email protected] Sean Sarah, The Sierra Club, 202 548-4589, [email protected] Miles Grant, National Wildlife Federation, 202 797-6855, [email protected] Benjamin Wright, Environment Massachusetts, 617 747-4313, [email protected] Hundreds of Thousands of Letters of Support Delivered to EPA in Boston National Coalition Encourages Strong Mercury Safeguards Boston, MA – Today, a crowd of concerned citizens gathered in Boston outside the Environmental Protection Agency Region 1 office to deliver more than 639,000 comments calling for strong mercury safeguards. These comments, collected from every state in the nation, support the EPA in their efforts to curb dangerous mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants. A coalition of more than 200 health, environmental and social jus...

Full article: http://www.sierraclub.org/coal/ma/pr/pr2011-07-19.aspx

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