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Environment Committee News Alert: President Trump Decimates Two National Monuments

On December 4th President Trump announced that he is drastically reducing the size of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments in Utah.

Posted in Environment, News and Alerts

Abusing Planet Earth – November 2017

A sampling of assaults on the environment – November 2017

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Abusing Planet Earth Newsletter — October 2017

Environmental Newsletter October 2017

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Action Alert: Oppose the Repeal of the Clean Power Act

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on October 16 that it plans to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP), which was developed by President Obama in 2015 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants and to speed up the shift from coal toward cleaner sources of energy.

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Action Alert: Comment on EPA Plans to Weaken Emission Standards – August 21 through October 5.

The Trump Administration seeks to weaken emission standards for cars and trucks. This would be a major setback for U.S. — and world — efforts to reduce global warming.

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