The League and members of the environment community sent the following letter to a subcommittee on Energy and Commerce opposing H.R. 6172. This bill would rewrite the Clean Air Act and block the Environmental Protection Agency from setting any standards for power plant carbon pollution.
LWVUS sent comments to the Bureau of Land Management regarding a proposed rule that would regulate hydraulic fracturing on public land and Indian land. The rule would provide disclosure to the public of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing on public land and Indian land, strengthen regulations related to well-bore integrity, and address issues related to flowback water.
A broad coalition of groups supporting clean air announced the collection of 3 million public comments in support of national standards to limit dangerous industrial carbon pollution from new power plants.
The League joined coalition partners in the environment and public health areas in sending a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the future of air toxics standards for Portland cement kilns. These facilities have managed to elude Clean Air Act Standards since 1997.
The League and a broad coalition of groups supporting clean air safeguards announced they have collected more than two million comments in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Carbon Pollution Standard.
Last week we told you about an attempt by Senator Jim Inhofe and a vocal minority that would have eliminated an historic regulation issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Today the U.S. Senate voted to reject that effort!
Clean air protections are being attacked in the U.S. Senate. A vocal minority is threatening to eliminate an historic regulation issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This regulation is a landmark Clean Air Act achievement for public health and we need your help to fight and make sure it remains.