23 Sep '11, 8pm

Time for Congress to get off its #CrazyTRAIN:

Time for Congress to get off its crazy train Rep. Eric Cantor We all deserve to breathe clean air, but the House of Representatives today acted as if our air doesn't need to be quite so clean. Guided by Rep. Eric Cantor's toxic dirty-air agenda and a host of political paybacks to dirty-industry campaign contributors, the House passed a bill to block the Environmental Protection Agency from enforcing certain clean air standards.The bill is called the TRAIN Act, H.R. 2401, and it is a train wreck. If it becomes law, it could cause 139,500 deaths due to air pollution . One of the most anti-public health bills ever considered by Congress, the TRAIN Act passed the House by a vote of 249 to 168. Read this punch-packing reaction to the bill's passage by Earthjustice's Marty Hayden . This TRAIN Act was the first item in Cantor's death package of bills designed to overturn eight li...

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