We are deeply concerned that the proposed regulations will continue to allow claimants of the Section 45Q tax credit to benefit from the production of fossil fuels without adequately demonstrating secure geologic storage of captured carbon, as the law requires.
We write on behalf of our millions of members and activists, and as many as 22 million people across the country who get their water from “lead service lines” that provide drinking water to their homes.1 These pipes can cause lead in tap water, a known risk to people’s health especially to children under 6, but also posing threats to adults.
Alaska Wilderness League Action* American Horse Protection SocietyAnimal Wellness Action * Animal Wellness Foundation * Campaign for America’s FutureClean Water Action * Climate Reality Project * Earthjustice * EarthworksEnvironmental Defense Fund * Environmental Law & Policy Center* Green For AllInterfaith Power & Light * League of Conservation VotersLeague of Women Voters of the United States * Moms Clean Air ForceNational Parks Conservation Association* National Wildlife FederationNatural Resources Defense Council * Sierra Club* Union of Concerned Scie
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To: Members of the U.S. House of Representatives
Re: Support Tlaib/Kildee/Slotkin/Cicilline/Moore Amendment (#95) to Authorize Funds to Remove Lead Service Lines in the Moving Forward Act (HR 2)
Dear Member of Congress:
June 29, 2020
The undersigned organizations support numerous provisions in H.R. 2, The Moving Forward Act, that invest in our nation’s water infrastructure, environmental justice, ecosystem restoration, and community resilience.
In this issue: MASSACHUSETTS: Taking a stand against racism and police brutality, Clean Water Action responds to COVID-19, Safe Cleaning and Disinfection in the Age of Coronavirus, IStandWithMashpee, Re-elect Ed Markey to the US Senate. RHODE ISLAND: A Safe and Healthy Rhode Island. CONNECTICUT: Tackling PFAS Contamination, Pressing for Bold Climate Action Requires Energy Efficiency.
June 25, 2020
The Honorable Nancy Pelosi
235 Cannon House Office Building United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515
The Honorable Kevin McCarthy 2421 Rayburn House Office Building
United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515
Cc: All Members of the House of Representatives
Dear Speaker Pelosi, Minority Leader McCarthy and all Members of the House:
In This Issue:
- We Cannot Be Silent. Black Lives Matter
- Tell Us Your Environmental Justice Story NJ
- Coronavirus Should Wake Us All Up to Environmental Injustice
- Pump the Brakes on Highway Expansions!
- COVID impacts on the Environment and NJ State Budget
- Stop Burning or Burying Food Waste
- Don't use COVID as a Cover to Go Backwards on Plastics