26 Jul '11, 7pm

Congress now considering the "Most Anti-Environmental Legislation Ever" (video)

Joe Romm points us to this fine speech that Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA) gave at an anti-coal rally last week, heralding New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg's $50 million donation to the Sierra Club and the launch of a new campaign. He took the opportunity to discuss what he called the "most anti-environmental legislation ever to be considered by Congress." Indeed, the FY 2012 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill (HR 2584) is currently being discussed on the House floor, and it's pretty much a full-bore assault on every important environmental protection we've got. Here's how Brad Johnson described the grotesque bill , a budget bill heavily influenced by the Tea Party, a few weeks back: This Tea Party budget eviscerates protections for air, water, and land while delivering industry lobbyists a grab-bag of favors. The bill denies not only the threat of global warm...

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