Breaking News: All New England Senators Vote to Defend EPA Power Plant Mercury Standard

A great victory for clean air and water happened today on the Senate floor as 53 Senators voted to defeat a resolution (SJ Res 37) that would have blocked a law to clean up mercury and other toxins from power plants. The AMC is very thankful to all of our US Senators who voted for clean air and against this resolution. This bipartisan support for cleaning up dirty power plants made the difference. Mercury is a bio-toxin that affects neuro-development in fetus and children and memory in adults as well as the health of our fish and loons. We look forward to continuing to work with our Congressional members on clean air policies that protect the outdoors that we know and love.

Read earlier AMC blog post on mercury rule >>

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