Posts Tagged ‘ clean air ’

Connecticut Still Waiting for Action on Federal Clean Air Plans

Jul 11th, 2014 | By

Connecticut has to wait for more federal action on cross-border pollution, according to a top environmental official who visited Hartford. Janet McCabe, Acting Assistant Administrator for EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation, is working on the agency’s “Clean Power Plan.” That’s a proposal to cut pollution from existing power plants. It’s long, at 645 pages, and adopts

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House Votes for TRAIN Act – and Against Cleaner, Healthier Air

Sep 28th, 2011 | By

Sept. 23, 2011, was an exceptionally bad day in the history of environmental legislation. The U.S. House of Representatives passed the TRAIN Act (H.R. 2401) by a vote of 249 to 169. Now it is up to the Senate to stop this destructive bill. Hopefully, our Senators will understand that clean air saves American lives. But just in case, you should call your Senators and remind them how much clean air means to you.