Sending Office: Honorable Yvette D. Clarke
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        Request for Cosponsor(s)

Dear Colleague, 

America’s energy and economic future requires exploration for oil and natural gas, however, oil and gas operators are exempted from basic protections afforded us by the Clean Air Act. The Bringing Reductions to Energy’s Airborne Toxic Health Effects (BREATHE)
bill aims to prevent toxic air pollution by: reversing the exemption of oil and gas exploration and production activities while also adding hydrogen sulfide to the Clean Air Act’s federal list of hazardous air pollutants. The BREATHE Act would ensure that
the oil and gas industry takes measures to avoid the release of Hydrogen Sulfide into our atmosphere, and protect the health of our homes and families. The H.R. 585 bill amends the Clean Air Act to eliminate the exemption for aggregation of emissions from
oil and gas sources, and for other purposes. 

115th Cosponsors: Cohen, Peters, Khanna, Demings, Cummings, Jeffries, Moulton, Lieu, Johnson, Aguilar, Bonamici, Kennedy, Barragan, Schiff, Evans, Waters, Tsongas, Tonko, Takano, Speier, Soto, Smith, Scott, Schakowsky, Sarbanes,
Quigley, Cartwright, Pocan, Pingree, Perlmutter, Norton, Napolitano, Meng, McGovern, McCollum, Maloney, Lowenthal, Lofgren, Lee, Langevin, Keating, Huffman, Grijalva, Eshoo, Ellison, DeGette, Connolly, Clark, Chu, Capuano, Blumenauer, Beyer

Please contact Earsdale Ash in Rep. Clarke’s office at or Nina Archie in Rep. Clarke’s office at We look forward to your support of this important resolution.


Yvette D. Clarke


Member of Congress



Related Legislative Issues

Selected legislative information: Economy, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources, Science

Related Bill Information

Bill Type: H.R.
Bill Type: 585
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