So we are at 99% of the goal. i want to help give that little push to complete this goal. If you care about the water you drink, the air you breathe, and Americas natural heritage you need to take a stand. Sign the petition & edit it to your liking. Fill out the right side really quick & submit. Take a few seconds to complete. The House is about to vote on the Interior Appropriations bill, which contains more than 40 anti-environment amendments and policy riders. Taken together, these provisions represent the worst attack on public health and the environment in American history. This is quite a a monstrous bill.
Heres some of the things that will be effected if they pass this bill:
– An amendment that would block EPA from regulating deadly pollution like mercury, smog, and soot from power plants and cement plants. The pollution that these facilities would then be allowed to spew could cause up to 27,800 premature deaths.
– A provision opening up lands immediately next to the Grand Canyon to uranium mining, despoiling one of the most iconic landscapes in the United States, and potentially contaminating its waters with radioactivity.
– An amendment stripping Clean Water Act protections for the drinking water sources of 117 million Americans.
– A provision driving endangered plants and animals to extinction, by preventing federal agencies from listing any species as endangered or protecting their critical habitats.
These four provisions alone would represent a historic assault on our environmental heritage and human health protections. There are dozens of others just like them in this, the mother of all anti-environment bills.