The oil and gas industry, aided by the erosion of campaign finance laws and nearly boundless lobbying budgets, asserts enormous influence over legislative processes in real time while also enjoying legacy influence in regulatory frame- works. The results can be devastating to the health of the environment and the public.
Despite President Trump’s disastrous decision to pull out the Paris Climate Accords, states across the country remain committed to working to address climate change and protect public health.
Opening up the Arctic would fly in the face of public opinion and longstanding bipartisan efforts to protect this fragile ecosystem against the greed of millionaires and corporate polluters. We cannot let Congress rubber stamp an agenda that does irreversible damage to the iconic Arctic Refuge.
Don't let this dangerous proposal be the last word on whether we will take action to fight climate change - tell EPA that canceling the Clean Power Plan is a bad idea and that we should do everything we can to reduce pollution from power plants.