The Latest On: Environmental Protection Agency
(Clean air is a life saver, which is why Earthjustice is working to ensure that polluters don’t stand in the way of safeguards against air pollution. Here’s a round up of some recent news in the ongoing campaign to protect our Right to Breathe.)
Use the #right2breathe hashtag on Twitter to track campaign updates.
EPA chief Lisa Jackson was on Capitol Hill today to testify before a subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. On topic was a bill from Rep. Fred Upton, chairman of the committee, that would prevent the EPA from taking action on climate change.
Jim DiPeso, executive director of Republicans for Environmental Protection, has a nice blog post describing the latest machinations of the GOP (and coal state Sen. Jay Rockefeller) taking aim at the EPA. Gingrich wants to abolish the agency that has helped clear the air and clean the water. (He's apparently nailing down the all-important "don't need to breathe or drink" demographic).
EPA proposes strict rules on pesticide testing
Let’s hear it for the champions of clean air!