Andrew Wheeler is the last person who should run EPA.
Our democracy has been under assault for years by powerful special interests who want to buy their way into our government. They have helped elect politicians who put their needs first and then do everything they can to make sure they can’t be held accountable by voters – introducing strict voter ID requirements, gerrymandering districts so it’s nearly impossible for them to lose, and more.
Corporate polluters and their friends in Congress are pushing an extreme agenda to roll back vital laws, regulations, and funding that protect clean water, reduce air pollution, and fight climate change. Please urge your representatives in Congress to stand up for commonsense protections, and to reject budget cuts that undermine vital safeguards.
The oil and gas industry, aided by the erosion of campaign finance laws and nearly boundless lobbying budgets, asserts enormous influence over legislative processes in real time while also enjoying legacy influence in regulatory frame- works. The results can be devastating to the health of the environment and the public.
We’re making progress on PFAS! A bill to restrict PFAS chemicals in firefighting training exercises and in food packaging and food service ware was introduced and supporters like Clean Water Action testified in support at a public hearing on February 11th.
Now we need you!
We live here because of water – the rivers and lakes draw us and add to our quality of life. Minneapolis is recognized internationally for our parks and access to our lakes and rivers. We now have the opportunity to add to this great system.
On Monday Governor Whitmer took action to protect our Great Lakes, strengthen Michigan’s response to PFAS contamination, and bring Michigan into the US Climate Alliance. These actions are already under attack and we need you to email your lawmakers today, and urge them to take a stand for our water!
To summarize, the Governor took three actions: