Check Out What We May Be Doing Instead
by pissed off patricia
Tomorrow while most of the world celebrates the signing of the Kyoto Treaty, we won't Tomorrow while most of the world celebrates and their hope and determination to work for a better and cleaner environment, we won't. Guess what we'll be doing. We'll be mourning if the following passes.
(From the Florida PIRG newsletter)
"This Wednesday, the Senate Environment Committee is scheduled to vote on the ultimate Valentine's Day sweetheart deal for our nation's polluters, the Bush administration's so-called Clear Skies initiative. The bill would dismantle the public health protections in the Clean Air Act by allowing the nation's oldest and dirtiest power plants to continue polluting at high levels for a longer period of time."
How about emailing these folks and pointing out how bizarre it would be for them to pass this bill on the very day the rest of the world is pledging it's stewardship for the a cleaner environment
Members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee: James Inhofe (OK), John Warner (VA), Christopher Bond (MO), George Voinovich (OH), Lincoln Chafee (RI), Lisa Murkowski (AK), John Thune (SD), Jim DeMint (SC), Johnny Isakson (GA), David Vitter (LA), James Jeffords (VT), Max Baucus (MT), Joseph Lieberman (CT), Barbara Boxer (CA), Thomas Carper (DE), Hillary Clinton (NY), Frank Lautenberg (NJ), Barack Obama (IL)