Don’t Repeal the Clean Power Plan

Don’t let the EPA ditch the Clean Power Plan--the U.S. plan to fight climate change--without an outcry.

LEAVE A PUBLIC COMMENT

Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, announced his plans to repeal the Clean Power Plan earlier this month. The plan was the Obama Administration’s key program to fight climate change, cut air pollution, and work towards the goals of the Paris Agreement.

This week, take action by leaving a public comment on the EPA’s move to repeal the Clean Power Plan. You can either use the button below to leave a comment at Regulations.gov or email to [email protected], and be sure to include Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2017-0355 in the subject line of the message.

It’s best to write a personalized message, but if you need some inspiration to help you write, consider some of the following points:

  • Every 1ºC of global average temperature increase will cost the U.S. an estimated 1.2% of gross domestic product.
  • 72% of Americans think the U.S. should take aggressive action to fight climate change.
  • According to a 2015 EPA analysis, the Clean Power Plan would create $20 billion in benefits by 2030 as a result of avoided climate damages.
  • Independent researchers found that the Clean Power Plan would prevent 3,000 premature deaths annually from heart attacks, respiratory illnesses and other health problems caused by pollution.