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Letter: EPA Must Protect Communities Against Toxic Air Pollution from Oil Refineries   By Setting Enforceable Limits on Emissions to Safeguard Public Health  
This letter, signed by numerous environmental organizations, supports the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to strengthen refinery air toxics emission limits and monitor requirements to protect public health.  The signers believe that the EPA must reduce emissions of toxic chemicals and in the letter they explain how the EPA can strengthen the proposal and what issues should be addressed.
Grassroots letter urging Obama to start oil & gas methane rulemaking
This sign on letter to President Obama states that the organizations strongly support all meaningful efforts to curb air pollution from oil and gas development. They highlight the importance of curbing methane pollution and in leaving fossil fuels in the ground. Signed by numerous USCAN member organizations.
Eleven Environmental Organizations Call on Senators to Reject Sen Manchin’s Export-Import Bank Reauthorization
This letter from eleven environmental organizations urges Senators to oppose the Export-Import Bank reauthorization that would extend fossil fuel financing and end existing restrictions on new coal plant finance.
'Stop Cove Point' Coalition Collects Over 150,000 Public Comments Urging Federal Regulators to Reject LNG Export Plan
June 16, 2014 marked the end of a contested 30-day public comment period on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s draft Environmental Assessment for the controversial $3.8 billion Cove Point plan, proposed by Virginia-based Dominion Resources. FERC’s study has been widely criticized for failing to credibly address the project’s role in speeding fracking across Appalachia, worsening the climate crisis, and threatening the safety of nearby residents in Calvert County with potential explosions and fires.
Business Support for Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for Existing Power Plants
This is a letter from businesses concerned about the immediate and long-term implications of climate change. The letter was formed as part of Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP), a project of Ceres.
More than 600 Local Elected Officials to President Obama: Act on Climate
President Obama today received a letter signed by more than 600 local elected officials thanking him for his leadership addressing climate change and pledging their support as local partners in implementing carbon pollution standards for power plants and other key components of the president’s Climate Action Plan. This news release is by Environment America.
College and University Presidents Stand Up for Climate Action and Carbon Pollution Standards
This is a letter in association with the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment, which has been signed by over 680 institutions, representing all 50 states.
50 New York Legislators Call For Tough National Carbon Pollution Standards
A bipartisan coalition of 50 New York State legislators wrote to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy urging that the agency adopt tough national standards to cut climate-disrupting power plant pollution.
Letter to Senate Appropriators for Increased Climate Change Investments for Fiscal Year 2015
This resource is a letter to Senators Leahy and Graham, members of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, urging robust financial support for international climate assistance in fiscal year 2015 appropriations.
Letter to House Appropriators for Increased Climate Change Investments for Fiscal Year 2015
This is a letter to House Representatives Granger and Lowey, members of the House Committee on Appropriations, urging robust support for international climate assistance in FY15 appropriations.
Coalition of Clean Air Groups Says New IPCC Report a "Call to Action" for Carbon Pollution Standards
This is a statement posted on www.iwillact.us that calls for action on carbon pollution standards and other essential pollution reductions, following the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 2014 Report. The statement is signed by the Center for American Progress, Earthjustice, Environment America, Environmental Defense Fund, League of Conservation Voters, Natural Resources Defense Council, and the Sierra Club.
Letter to Senator from National Wildlife Federation to Urge Investment in Clean Energy
This letter, from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), on behalf of their four million members and supporters nationwide, urges Senators to move swiftly to extend critical tax incentives for the creation and expansion of renewable energy and energy efficiency, such as the Production Tax Credit (PTC) and the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for U.S. onshore and offshore wind generation. Investing in energy efficiency and responsibly-sited renewable energy, the letter states, can create jobs, save consumers money, and protect wildlife.
FY15 Environmental Community 302b Allocation Letter
This letter is from 34 environmental, conservation, recreation, and historic preservation organizations and written to Chairwoman Mikulski, Chairman Rogers, and Ranking Members Shelby and Lowey. The letter requests adequate funding for the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies for FY15, and serves as a thank you for the funding allocated for FY14. "We urge Congress to reconsider the Budget Control Act to address this threat (the sequester), which would be deeply damaging to environmental programs and substantially set back the recent progress in beginning to recover from years of underfunding."
Latino Activists Join Forces to Call for Carbon Pollution Limits
On February 6, 2014, A coalition of Latino activists joined more than one hundred other Americans at a public hearing to support putting the first-ever national limits on carbon pollution from new power plants. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invited Americans to testify about their proposed carbon pollution standards for new power plants. This resource describes this event and also includes links to the testimonies, in English and in Spanish.
Congresswoman Schakowsky and Colleagues Letter to Administrator McCarthy in Support of Tier 3 Standards
This resource is a letter from Congresswoman Schakowsky and others to the Environmental Protection Agency in support of Tier 3 Motor Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards.
Power Companies React to President Obama's Climate Announcement
This resource, by Environmental Defense Fund, is a compilation of statements by power companies in support of President Obama's climate announcement.
A Letter in Opposition of H.R. 3826 by The American Sustainable Business Council
This resource is a letter from the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) in opposition of H.R. 3826. "As representatives of 165,000 businesses and more than 300,000 entrepreneurs nationwide, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) opposes legislative attempts to undermine the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to set carbon pollution standards for power plants under the Clean Air Act, such as Congressman Whitfield’s (R-KY) bill, H.R. 3826, which is slated for markup in the Energy and Power Subcommittee."
Letter to Representatives in Opposition of the Whitfield/Manchin Bill (HR 3826)
This resource is a sign-on letter to U.S. House of Representatives in Opposition of H.R. 3826. The letter is signed by 111 organizations.
Grasstops letter to Obama on Keystone XL
This is a letter addressed to President Obama asking him to oppose the Keystone XL pipeline.
Small Business Majority Voices Opposition to Legislative Attempts to Undermine Authority of EPA to set Carbon Pollution Standards
As a representative of the 28 million small businesses across the nation, Small Business Majority opposes legislative attempts to undermine the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to set carbon pollution standards for power plants under the Clean Air Act.
Oppose the Whitfield-Manchin Draft Legislation
This letter on behalf of 79 organizations urges Congress to oppose Congressman Whitfield and Senator Manchin's Poluter Protection Act because it would allow power plants to continue dumping unlimited amounts of carbon pollution into the air, contributing to climate change, health risk, community risk, and extreme weather events.
Letter to EPA on Carbon Pollution Standards for Existing Power Plants Listening Sessions
This letter from Senator Barbara Boxer applauds the Environmenttal Protection Agency for moving forward under the Clean Air Act to control carbon pollution from our nation's existing power plants.
NGO Letter to Administrator McCarthy on"Tier 3" Clean Vehicle and Fuel Standards
This letter aupplauds the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for proposing strong "Tier 3" clean vehicle and fuel standards and urges them to finalize these standards as soon as possible.
Oppose Whitfield, Manchin Attack on Nation's Health: House
This letter urges Representatives to oppose the discussion draft being led by Congressman Whitfield and Senator Manchin that would effectively block any chance of limiting carbon pollution from power plants.
Oppose Whitfield, Manchin Attack on Nation's Health: Senate
This letter urges Senators to oppose the discussion draft being led by Congressman Whitfield and Senator Manchin that would effectively block any chance of limiting carbon pollution from power plants.
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