Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The Deadly Price of Delay

"Tomorrow, Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) will bring his Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution (S.J. Res. 37 [pdf]) to void EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) [pdf] to the floor of the Senate for a vote. EPA's MATS for the first time set national limits on power plant toxic air pollution such as neurotoxic mercury, arsenic, lead, acid gases, and cancer-causing dioxins. Inhofe's resolution is an irresponsible attack on these standards and on our right to breathe clean air."

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