21 Sep '12, 7pm

House bill puts Americans' health at risk from dangerous air pollution

“The Clean Air Act protections under attack from this bill will prevent thousands of premature deaths each year, and prevent more than a hundred thousand asthma attacks and other serious breathing problems each year. This bill would block recently finalized federal standards to protect our children from mercury and other toxic pollution from power plants; it would block popular new fuel efficiency standards for cars that will save American families thousands of dollars in gas money and dramatically cut foreign oil imports; and it would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from doing anything to limit climate pollution from cars, power plants, and other major sources. The bill would put our ability to make sure all Americans can breathe clean air and maintain a safe and healthy environment at risk.

Full article: http://www.edf.org/news/house-bill-puts-americans%E2%80%9...

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