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Reduce Mercury Pollution from Power Plants

Sign our statement of support for the new EPA rule that reduces mercury pollution from power plants.


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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a new rule to reduce mercury and other toxic air pollution from coal-fired power plants.

The proposal would require many power plants to install widely available, proven pollution control technologies to cut harmful emissions of mercury and other toxins.

The new rule will help:

  • Prevent 17,000 premature deaths and 11,000 heart attacks a year.
  • Prevent 120,000 cases of childhood asthma symptoms and about 11,000 fewer cases of acute bronchitis among children each year.
  • Avert more than 12,000 emergency room visits and hospital admissions, and 850,000 fewer days of work missed due to illness.

But industry groups are attacking the proposal, hoping to weaken the rule.

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson met privately with me and personally asked GreenFaith to help rally support from people of faith.  People like you.

Please, show your support for this life-saving rule, and help reduce mercury pollution from power plants.

Your voice will be heard when I present GreenFaith's Statement of Support, including your name, to Adminstrator Jackson.

 

Add your name to GreenFaith's Statement of Support.

In Faith,

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Rev. Fletcher Harper
Executive Director 

 
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