07 Apr '11, 7pm

House Passes Legislation to Gut America’s Most Important Pollution Law

For Immediate Release, April 7, 2011 Contact: Bill Snape, [email protected] , (202) 536-9351 House Passes Legislation to Gut America’s Most Important Pollution Law Clean Air Act Is a Vital Tool in Improving Human Health, Reducing Dangerous Greenhouse Gas Pollution WASHINGTON— The U.S. House of Representatives today voted to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from implementing a U.S. Supreme Court order and curbing carbon dioxide and other dangerous greenhouse gas pollutants under the Clean Air Act . The vote flies in the face of strong public support for the EPA, the Clean Air Act and tougher standards for greenhouse pollutants contributing to global warming and climate disruptions around the world. “Rather than voting to protect our health, environment and future, the House today gave polluters a free pass when it comes to greenhouse gas pollution,” sai...

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