As you work to develop the FY 2018 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies and Commerce, Justice Science and Related Agencies appropriations bills, we write to urge you to reject damaging funding reductions proposed in the administration’s FY 2018 budget for programs that support implementation of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and conservation of imperiled and at-risk species.
On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we write to urge you to oppose H.R. 1654 (McClintock, R-CA), a bill that would significantly limit meaningful public and environmental review of new dams and other surface storage projects throughout the west.
In this issue: Trump’s Attacks on Landmark Environmental Laws; Texas Legislature Misses Opportunities on Environment; Sewage Discharges Above Edwards Aquifer; Bureau of Land Management Ignores Protests, Holds Fracking Auction Anchor; and more.
Dear Commissioner: The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) May 4, 2017 denial of Food Additive Petition (FAP) No. 4B4808 is based on a flawed interpretation of the law and the science.
May 17, 2017
Please Oppose David Bernhardt For Deputy Secretary of the Interior
On behalf of the undersigned organizations and our millions of members and supporters, we urge you to oppose S. 951, the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017 (RAA).
The “Review of Existing Regulations” is asking the wrong questions.
Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund strongly object to the premise behind Executive Order 13777 and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) “Review of Existing Regulations.” Regulations, including environmental and health protections, are not holding back our country. On the contrary, regulations that protect our water, air and health are some of the most powerful driving forces for our economy and our communities. Whether it is water for drinking, fishing, swimming, boating, irrigation, food production, brewing or other industries, clean water is the essential input. It is the foundation of healthy communities.
May 9, 2017
Dear Chairmen Cochran and Frelinghuysen, and Ranking Members Leahy and Lowey: