Become an Original Cosponsor of the Marine Disease Emergency Act

  From: The Honorable Denny Heck Sent By: david.marten@mail.house.gov Date: 2/9/2017   Dear Colleague, Marine disease outbreaks emerge quickly and unpredictably. They are devastating to animals, ecosystems, and local economies. Responding to disease outbreaks in a timely fashion is crucial to preventing widespread exposure, but outbreaks in marine environments are notoriously difficult to combat. A […]

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SUPPORT THE GREAT LAKES (v. 2)

From: The Honorable Sander M. Levin Sent By: rose.luttenberger@mail.house.gov Date: 2/9/2017 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative LAST CALL COB TODAY, February 9 Co-signers (41): Gwen Moore, Dan Kildee, Mark Pocan, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Ron Kind, Brenda L. Lawrence, Brian Higgins, Tim Walz, Debbie Dingell, Bobb Gibbs, Betty McCollum, Richard M. Nolan, Mike Kelly, Marcy Kaptur, Sean Duffy, […]

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Join the Congressional Estuary Caucus

From: The Honorable Bill Posey Sent By: timothy.wilt@mail.house.gov Date: 2/8/2017 Please join us in our efforts to protect and restore the health and sustainability of our nation’s estuaries by joining the newly formed Congressional Estuary Caucus. Individuals across the country rely on estuaries for food, jobs, recreation, and coastal protection. The health of local communities […]

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LAST CALL – NO HERO LEFT UNTREATED

  From: The Honorable Stephen Knight Sent By: Courtney.Kum@mail.house.gov Date: 2/7/2017 ORIGNAL COSPONSOR – NO HERO LEFT UNTREATED (Bipartisan Legislation) DEADLINE COB TODAY (Tuesday, February 7, 2017) Current List: Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10], Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3], Rep. Russell, Steve [R-OK-5], Rep. Stewart, Chris [R-UT-2], Rep. Valadao, David G. [R-CA-21], Rep. Keating, William R. […]

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Increase transparency, help animals-Cosponsor the FACT Act! (v. 3)

  From: The Honorable Ken Calvert Sent By: molly.lowe@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 816 Date: 2/7/2017 Dear Colleague, As you may have seen, on February 3, 2017, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it had removed previously publically available animal welfare reports from its website. […]

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TODAY @ 10:30 AM – Honduras: Deadliest Place To Be An Environmentalist

  From: The Honorable James P. McGovern Sent By: cindy.buhl@mail.house.gov Date: 2/7/2017 Reuters: Honduras land rights activists hit by “epidemic” of violence, watchdog says http://news.trust.org/item/20170131150535-i4efz Guardian (UK): Honduras elites blamed for violence against environmental activists https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/31/honduras-environmental-activists-global-witness-violence-berta-caceres HONDURAS: THE DEADLIEST PLACE TO DEFEND THE PLANET Special Briefing on Just-Released Report on Murders of Environmental Activists Tuesday, […]

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DEADLINE TODAY: Make Buy America Requirements Permanent for DWSRF

  From: The Honorable Cheri Bustos Sent By: alexandra.fields@mail.house.gov Date: 2/6/2017 DEADLINE FOR ORIGINALS – COB TODAY Make Buy America Requirements for Drinking Water Infrastructure Permanent Cosponsor the Buy America for Drinking Water Extension Act Current cosponsors: Jones, Lipinski, Brownley, Cicilline, Dingell, Doyle, Foster, Garamendi, Kaptur, McCollum, Moore, Nolan, Norton, Pocan, Ryan (OH), Schakowsky Dear […]

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Increase transparency, help animals-Cosponsor the FACT Act! (v. 2)

  From: The Honorable Ken Calvert Sent By: molly.lowe@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 816 Date: 2/6/2017 Dear Colleague, In 2000, my legislation, the ICCVAM Authorization Act, was signed into law and created the interagency government committee charged with promoting the use of more accurate and cost-efficient alternatives to animal use for toxicity testing (e.g. chemicals, drugs, pesticides, […]

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Protect Taxpayers From Paying For Foreign Oil Spills (v. 2)

  From: The Honorable Carlos Curbelo Sent By: hector.arguello@mail.house.gov Bill: H.R. 468 Date: 2/3/2017 Protect Taxpayers From Paying For Foreign Oil Spills Cosponsor the Curbelo-Soto Foreign Spill Protection Act (HR 468)   Prior to the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010, the costliest oil spill in the history of the Gulf was the Ixtoc I […]

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