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Action Alert: Send a Message to EPA to Protect Kids from Carbon Pollution

Action Alert: Send a Message to EPA to Protect Kids from Carbon Pollution

Please sign our e-alert by May 9, 2014, to protect our kids and communities from power plant pollution.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed new standards that will, for the first time, establish federal limits on carbon pollution from new power plants. To ensure these standards make it across the finish line, EPA now needs to hear strong public support for them.

Scientists warn that the buildup of carbon pollution will create warmer temperatures, which may, in turn, increase the risk of unhealthful smog levels. Currently, millions of children have asthma attacks every year, and ozone smog pollution is a well-known trigger. Any increases in smog will mean more childhood asthma attacks and complications for those with lung disease.

There are no national limits on the amount of carbon pollution allowed from power plants. This must change.

Tell EPA to protect us from power plant carbon pollution. Please sign the message in this e-alert before the comment period closes on May 9. Please sign it now.