Action Alert: Support the Clean Power Plan

On Tuesday, President Trump signed an Executive Order that essentially cripples the Clean Power Plan (CPP), which set standards for reducing US greenhouse gas emissions. The CPP would have closed hundreds of emissions-heavy, coal-fired power plants and frozen construction of new plants, instead supporting cleaner and lower-polluting renewable energy sources.

The president claims that his environmental interests lie in ensuring “clean air” and “crystal clean water” for the US. Increasing our coal production and the pollution that comes with it is in absolute opposition to that goal.

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has spoken out against the decision, saying her office will oppose the president’s latest action in court. Mass Audubon will stand with her.

You can add your support too.

Please call Attorney General Healey’s office at 617-727-2200 and say: I support the Attorney General’s pledge to oppose President Trump’s actions against the Clean Power Plan in court. Thank you for your leadership and commitment to environmental protection.

Read more about Mass Audubon’s advocacy efforts on our Political Landscapes blog.

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