In June, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced a proposal to set the first-ever limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants. This week, the EPA will hold public hearings in four major cities to obtain feedback on this historic regulation.
The League joined a letter to the Leadership of the U.S. Senate encouraging them to stay strong against attempts to load 2014 appropriations bills with amendments that threaten the nation's clean water, climate and natural resources.
This morning, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced a proposal to set the first-ever limits on carbon pollution from existing power plants. Like the previous proposal to limit carbon pollution from new power plants, this proposal is a game changer that will protect us from the health risks and impacts of climate change.
UPDATE: The comment period for this action has closed.
We’ve had an enormous response regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) groundbreaking proposal to cut carbon pollution for every new power plant built in America. Over 31,000 League members and supporters have sent their comments to the EPA!
On Tuesday, Earth Day, I attended a meeting with John Podesta, Counselor to President Obama, and Paulette Aniskoff from the White House Office of Public Engagement, along with members of the environmental, public health and civil rights communities to talk about the progress of the President’s Climate Action Plan.