President Obama sees the Big Picture
- that we can create economic prosperity, reduce our dependence on oil and coal, and tackle global warming at the same time. But to achieve his vision he will need a strong grassroots base willing to take on the millions of dollars Big Oil and Coal spend lobbying Washington D.C.
Right now communities across the country are exposed to heavy metals such as arsenic, lead and mercury when hazardous materials from coal ash disposal sites seep into our drinking water. The result -- increased risk of cancer, learning disabilities, birth defects and other illnesses.
The EPA is holding a public comment period on new, federally enforceable standards to protect Americans, but the coal industry is fighting back, trying to put their profits before our health.Send a message today and help us give the EPA the support it needs to stand up to King Coal.