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    Once again, Congress is threatening to pass a bill that would foul our air, damage our health, and undermine the Clean Air Act. The House of Representatives has already passed this bill; now the Senate is considering it. Tell your senators it is totally unacceptable to permanently weaken the Clean Air Act and suspend the EPA's protective new ozone rule.

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  • TSCA Reform: What does it mean?

    With the finalized chemicals policy reform bill, TSCA, awaiting signature by President Obama, another water contamination problem is cropping up all over the U.S. C-8, a chemical used to manufacture Teflon pans, firefighting foam and even microwave popcorn bags is forcing some communities to shut down their water systems. Will the new TSCA law help prevent public health crises like these?

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  • Summer fun, or waterborne disease? The climate connection.

    Summer is coming, and with it summer fun, swimming in the lake, and – water contamination related to climate change? Risk of water-borne disease can increase due to several conditions associated with climate change. Heavy rainfall and flooding can increase human exposure to sewage and bacteria; pathogens can grow more readily in warmer waters, increasing the likelihood of toxic algae blooms and contaminated fish. To learn more about the possible results, read our newest e-postcard.

  • Hiroshima Speech Stirs Nuclear Weapons Debate

    At Hiroshima, President Obama said: "We must have the courage to escape the logic of fear" and pursue a world without nuclear weapons. Yet his administration has steadfastly opposed the international humanitarian movement for a nuclear weapons ban, and plans a 30 year, trillion dollar spending binge to revamp the entire U.S. nuclear arsenal. Please write a letter to the editor to help turn the tide!

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The Supreme Court in February 2016 issued a "stay," or a temporary suspension, of the Clean Power Plan while a lower court reviews a legal challenge. This situation raises many questions. Read more »

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