Co-Sponsor H.R. 4426 – the Sustainable Energy Development Reform Act!

            The Trump Administration and Interior Secretary Zinke have made one thing abundantly clear: when it comes to America’s public lands, the hopes and dreams of oil, gas, and coal executives come first. On Day 1, they began taking a wrecking ball
to Obama Administration policies that balanced energy development with conservation, protected public health, encouraged stakeholder participation in energy decisions, held companies accountable, managed public land for multiple uses, and planned for and attempted
to mitigate the effects of human-induced climate change. America’s most important natural places are under direct attack from the dirty energy agenda of Donald Trump and his fossil fuel cronies.

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Cosponsor the ACCESS Act: The Democratic alternative to support sportsmen and conservation, H.R. 4489

We invite you to become a co-sponsor of H.R. 4489, the Authorizing Critical Conservation for Sportsmen and Sportswomen (ACCESS) Act. We introduced this bill to reauthorize key conservation programs and promote sportsmen and women’s interests on our public
lands. H.R. 4489 has already been endorsed by sporting and conservation groups including the National Wildlife Federation, Trout Unlimited, and Backcountry Hunters and Anglers.

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Support and Defend EPA’s “Once In, Always In” Policy

We are deeply concerned by the Administration’s recent decision to increase hazardous air pollution by rolling back the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “once in, always in” policy. Ending this long running policy will reverse the progress demanded
by the Clean Air Act and will cause serious health consequences for the public. Please consider joining us in sending a strong message to the Administration in support of this important clean air policy.

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Support and Defend EPA’s “Once In, Always In” Policy

We are deeply concerned by the Administration’s recent decision to increase hazardous air pollution by rolling back the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “once in, always in” policy. Ending this long running policy will reverse the progress demanded
by the Clean Air Act and will cause serious health consequences for the public. Please consider joining us in sending a strong message to the Administration in support of this important clean air policy.

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Strengthen Congressional Oversight and Prohibit Enrichment and Reprocessing in Civilian Nuclear Agreements

We write to urge your co-sponsorship of HR 5357, the Nuclear Cooperation Reform Act of 2018, introduced
by Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, Brad Sherman (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, and Ted Poe (R-TX) and William Keating (D-MA), the respective
Chairman and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade, in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

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Co-Sponsor the Superfund Enhancement Act of 2018!

Long-term health difficulties, business disruption and displacement costs are all hurting residents and U.S. small businesses affected by hazardous contamination.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) designates as Superfund sites any land
in the United States that has been contaminated by hazardous waste, and is a risk to human health and the environment. These sites are placed on the National Priorities List (NPL).
The NPL is the list of over 1,100 sites in the U.S. with known releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants. Of those, there are 86 in New York State alone.

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DEADLINE FRIDAY COB – Letter to Administration on Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan

Please join me in sending a letter to the Trump Administration in opposition to reopening the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP). Effective implementation of the DRECP will be critical to California’s efforts to combat climate change and achieve
its renewable energy mandates. Instead of amending the plan, the Administration should be focused on implementing the plan in collaboration with state, local governments, tribal governments, and other stakeholders.

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