27 Jul '11, 9pm

The #CleanAirAct is a 40-yr success story of responsible public health policy. We shouldn’t be tearing it down #hr2584

Representative Lois Capps (D-CA) is offering an amendment to the House EPA-Interior spending bill that protects our children’s health from dangerous mercury pollution. Please call your Representative at 1- 877-573-7693 and tell him or her to vote “YES” on the Capps amendment to H.R. 2584, the House appropriations bill for EPA and the Interior Department. I’m not the first to comment on the horrendous EPA appropriations bill that would gut many of our nation’s health and environmental protections. Nonetheless, it’s worth singling out one especially irresponsible and lethal assault on American's health and our air quality: an amendment by Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) that was tacked onto the EPA appropriations bill in subcommittee to block life-saving EPA standards to cut mercury and toxic air pollution from dirty power plants. Among other things, the Lummis amendment would we...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/jwalke/capps_amendment_...

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