SEEC Briefing Monday: Climate Change and the Poles

The collapse of the Larson C Ice Shelf, deteriorating infrastructure of the McMurdo Antarctic Research Station, and the opening of Northwest Passage shipping channels, is focusing attention on climate change in the polar regions. Just this week the latest
Arctic Report Card showed the Arctic continues to warm at an alarming rate. Please join the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC) on Monday to get the latest breakdown on what these changes mean for Americans and others living in the mid-latitudes
as we talk with polar experts about what is happening in both the Arctic and Antarctic.

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Deadline 12 pm Today! Sign Letter to EPA Urging Update of Sample Lead Hazard Disclosure Form

Please join me in urging the Environmental Protection Administration to revise the “Lessor’s Disclosure of Information on Lead-Based Paint and/or Lead-Based Paint Hazards” form and issue new guidance around its usage. 
Countless cities, counties, rental companies, and realtors use this sample form to disclose the presence of lead paint or other hazards to potential buyers or lessees. Revising the form and issuing clarifying guidance will ensure that landlords are
accurately conveying the potential lead risk in their properties, and that tenants are fully informed about those risks.

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Sign Letter to EPA Urging Update of Sample Lead Hazard Disclosure Form

Please join me in urging the Environmental Protection Administration to revise the “Lessor’s Disclosure of Information on Lead-Based Paint and/or Lead-Based Paint Hazards” form and issue new guidance around its usage. 
Countless cities, counties, rental companies, and realtors use this sample form to disclose the presence of lead paint or other hazards to potential buyers or lessees. Revising the form and issuing clarifying guidance will ensure that landlords are
accurately conveying the potential lead risk in their properties, and that tenants are fully informed about those risks.

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COSPONSOR THE ACCESS ACT: Don’t Let the Gun Lobby Hold Conservation Policies and our Public Lands Hostage 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 earlier this month 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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Cosponsor the Tribal Heritage and Grizzly Bear Protection Act

I invite you to cosponsor H.R. 3894, the Tribal Heritage and Grizzly Bear Protection Act. Grizzly bears are considered sacred by many Tribes, but today only a small fraction of the historic
grizzly populations exist in the lower 48 states. While some populations are starting to increase, grizzly bears continue to be threatened by habitat loss, climate change, and trophy hunting.

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Oppose Trophy Hunting Rare Wildlife

Please join us in sending the below letter to Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke expressing concern about the misguided plan to form an “International Wildlife Conservation Council” to promote trophy killing and urging him to abandon it.

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Sign Letter to EPA Urging Update of Sample Lead Hazard Disclosure Form

Please join me in urging the Environmental Protection Administration to revise the “Lessor’s Disclosure of Information on Lead-Based Paint and/or Lead-Based Paint Hazards” form and issue new guidance around its usage. 
Countless cities, counties, rental companies, and realtors use this sample form to disclose the presence of lead paint or other hazards to potential buyers or lessees. Revising the form and issuing clarifying guidance will ensure that landlords are
accurately conveying the potential lead risk in their properties, and that tenants are fully informed about those risks.

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