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Tell Congress to Support Communities, Not Coal Companies

Which side are your legislators on?

175 Members of Congress signed on to factually inaccurate letters pressuring EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to regulate toxic coal ash the same way as household trash, leaving communities at risk as arsenic, lead and mercury seep into our drinking water.

Find out if your legislators added their names and tell them we expect them to support communities, not coal companies.

Look to find your legislators and see the full list of who signed on to the faulty letter.

Check out our talking points:
  1. I am disappointed that one of my elected officials added their name to a factually inaccurate letter that puts coal company profits before the health of our communities.

  2. Americans across the country are exposed to heavy metals such as arsenic, lead and mercury that seep into our drinking water, rivers and streams from coal ash disposal sites. The result is an increased risk of cancer, learning disabilities, birth defects and other illnesses. But the disposal of coal ash is less strictly controlled than household garbage.

  3. The letter that the Congressman/woman signed interferes with the EPA's ability to protect our health by pressuring the agency reject plans for a strong, federally enforceable standard. Instead, the letter urges the agency to adopt guidelines that allow coal companies to continue putting our communities at risk.

  4. The letter falsely claims that states have effectively regulated coal ash despite the fact that coal ash has contaminated surface water or groundwater in at least 23 states, falsely claims that EPA documents calling for additional measures to protect public health say further regulation is unnecessary, and falsely claims that strong regulation would stigmatize coal ash recycling when even the U.S. Green Building Council said there would be no stigma.

  5. Coal ash is a toxic material, and it's time for the EPA to treat it as such. Will the Congressman/woman support EPA's efforts to protect public health and water quality and commit to removing their name from this letter?
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Members of Congress who signed on:

AK - Sen. Lisa Murkowski  202-224-6665
AK - Rep. Don Young (AK-1) 202-225-5765
AL - Sen. Jeff Sessions  202-224-4124
AL - Rep. Jo Bonner (AL-1) 202-225-4931
AL - Rep. Bobby Bright (AL-2) 202-225-2901
AL - Rep. Mike Rogers (AL-3) 202-225-3261
AL - Rep. Robert B. Aderholt (AL-4) 202-225-4876
AL - Rep. Parker Griffith (AL-5) 202-225-4801
AL - Rep. Spencer Bachus (AL-6) 202-225-4921
AR - Sen. Blanche Lincoln  202-224-4843
AR - Sen. Mark L. Pryor  202-224-2353
AR - Rep. Marion Berry (AR-1) 202-225-4076
AR - Rep. Mike Ross (AR-4) 202-225-3772
AZ - Rep. John B. Shadegg (AZ-3) 202-225-3361
CA - Rep. George Radanovich (CA-19) 202-225-4540
CO - Rep. John T. Salazar (CO-3) 202-225-4761
CO - Rep. Doug Lamborn (CO-5) 202-225-4422
CO - Rep. Mike Coffman (CO-6) 202-225-7882
FL - Rep. Cliff Stearns (FL-6) 202-225-5744
GA - Sen. Saxby Chambliss  202-224-3521
GA - Sen. Johnny Isakson  202-224-3643
GA - Rep. Paul Broun (GA-10) 202-225-4101
GA - Rep. Phil Gingrey (GA-11) 202-225-2931
GA - Rep. John Barrow (GA-12) 202-225-2823
GA - Rep. Sanford D. Bishop (GA-2) 202-225-3631
GA - Rep. Lynn A. Westmoreland (GA-3) 202-225-5901
GA - Rep. John Linder (GA-7) 202-225-4272
IA - Rep. Tom Latham (IA-4) 202-225-5476
ID - Rep. Michael K. Simpson (ID-2) 202-225-5531
IL - Rep. Debbie Halvorson (IL-11) 202-225-3635
IL - Rep. Jerry F. Costello (IL-12) 202-225-5661
IL - Rep. Judy Biggert (IL-13) 202-225-3515
IL - Rep. Bill Foster (IL-14) 202-225-2976
IL - Rep. Aaron Schock (IL-18) 202-225-6201
IL - Rep. John Shimkus (IL-19) 202-225-5271
IL - Rep. Peter Roskam (IL-6) 202-225-4561
IN - Sen. Evan Bayh  202-224-5623
IN - Rep. Peter J. Visclosky (IN-1) 202-225-2461
IN - Rep. Joe Donnelly (IN-2) 202-225-3915
IN - Rep. Steve Buyer (IN-4) 202-225-5037
IN - Rep. Brad Ellsworth (IN-8) 202-225-4636
IN - Rep. Baron Hill (IN-9) 202-225-5315
KS - Sen. Sam Brownback  202-224-6521
KS - Sen. Pat Roberts  202-224-4774
KS - Rep. Jerry Moran (KS-1) 202-225-2715
KS - Rep. Lynn Jenkins (KS-2) 202-225-6601
KS - Rep. Todd Tiahrt (KS-4) 202-225-6216
KY - Sen. Jim Bunning  202-224-4343
KY - Rep. Ed Whitfield (KY-1) 202-225-3115
KY - Rep. Brett Guthrie (KY-2) 202-225-3501
KY - Rep. Geoff Davis (KY-4) 202-225-3465
KY - Rep. Harold Rogers (KY-5) 202-225-4601
LA - Sen. Mary L. Landrieu  202-224-5824
LA - Sen. David Vitter  202-224-4623
LA - Rep. Steve J. Scalise (LA-1) 202-225-3015
LA - Rep. Charles Melancon (LA-3) 202-225-4031
LA - Rep. John Fleming (LA-4) 202-225-2777
LA - Rep. Bill Cassidy (LA-6) 202-225-3901
LA - Rep. Charles W. Boustany (LA-7) 202-225-2031
MD - Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett (MD-6) 202-225-2721
MI - Rep. Bart Stupak (MI-1) 202-225-4735
MI - Rep. Candice S. Miller (MI-10) 202-225-2106
MI - Rep. Fred Upton (MI-6) 202-225-3761
MN - Rep. Tim Walz (MN-1) 202-225-2472
MN - Rep. John Kline (MN-2) 202-225-2271
MN - Rep. Erik Paulsen (MN-3) 202-225-2871
MN - Rep. Michele Bachmann (MN-6) 202-225-2331
MN - Rep. Collin C. Peterson (MN-7) 202-225-2165
MO - Sen. Claire McCaskill  202-224-6154
MO - Sen. Christopher S. Bond  202-224-5721
MO - Rep. Ike Skelton (MO-4) 202-225-2876
MO - Rep. Sam Graves (MO-6) 202-225-7041
MO - Rep. Roy Blunt (MO-7) 202-225-6536
MO - Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (MO-8) 202-225-4404
MO - Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-9) 202-225-2956
MS - Sen. Thad Cochran  202-224-5054
MS - Sen. Roger F. Wicker  202-224-6253
MS - Rep. Travis Childers (MS-1) 202-225-4306
MS - Rep. Gregg Harper (MS-3) 202-225-5031
MT - Sen. Max Baucus  202-224-2651
MT - Rep. Dennis R. Rehberg (MT-1) 202-225-3211
NC - Sen. Richard Burr  202-224-3154
NC - Rep. Walter B. Jones (NC-3) 202-225-3415
NC - Rep. Virginia Foxx (NC-5) 202-225-2071
NC - Rep. Howard Coble (NC-6) 202-225-3065
NC - Rep. Mike McIntyre (NC-7) 202-225-2731
NC - Rep. Sue Wilkins Myrick (NC-9) 202-225-1976
ND - Sen. Kent Conrad  202-224-2043
ND - Sen. Byron L. Dorgan  202-224-2551
ND - Rep. Earl Pomeroy (ND-1) 202-225-2611
NE - Sen. E. Benjamin Nelson  202-224-6551
NE - Sen. Mike Johanns  202-224-4224
NE - Rep. Lee Terry (NE-2) 202-225-4155
NE - Rep. Adrian Smith (NE-3) 202-225-6435
NM - Rep. Harry Teague (NM-2) 202-225-2365
NV - Rep. Shelley Berkley (NV-1) 202-225-5965
NV - Rep. Dean Heller (NV-2) 202-225-6155
NY - Rep. Peter T. King (NY-3) 202-225-7896
OH - Sen. George V. Voinovich  202-224-3353
OH - Rep. Patrick J. Tiberi (OH-12) 202-225-5355
OH - Rep. Betty Sutton (OH-13) 202-225-3401
OH - Rep. Steven C. LaTourette (OH-14) 202-225-5731
OH - Rep. John Boccieri (OH-16) 202-225-3876
OH - Rep. Timothy J. Ryan (OH-17) 202-225-5261
OH - Rep. Zachary T. Space (OH-18) 202-225-6265
OH - Rep. Jean Schmidt (OH-2) 202-225-3164
OH - Rep. Jim Jordan (OH-4) 202-225-2676
OH - Rep. Bob Latta (OH-5) 202-225-6405
OH - Rep. Charles Wilson (OH-6) 202-225-5705
OH - Rep. Steve Austria (OH-7) 202-225-4324
OK - Sen. James M. Inhofe  202-224-4721
OK - Rep. John A. Sullivan (OK-1) 202-225-2211
OK - Rep. Frank D. Lucas (OK-3) 202-225-5565
OK - Rep. Tom Cole (OK-4) 202-225-6165
OR - Rep. Greg Walden (OR-2) 202-225-6730
PA - Sen. Robert P. Casey  202-224-6324
PA - Rep. Christopher Carney (PA-10) 202-225-3731
PA - Rep. Mark Critz (PA-12) 202-225-2065
PA - Rep. Michael F. Doyle (PA-14) 202-225-2135
PA - Rep. Charles W. Dent (PA-15) 202-225-6411
PA - Rep. Joseph R. Pitts (PA-16) 202-225-2411
PA - Rep. Tim Holden (PA-17) 202-225-5546
PA - Rep. Tim Murphy (PA-18) 202-225-2301
PA - Rep. Todd Russell Platts (PA-19) 202-225-5836
PA - Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper (PA-3) 202-225-5406
PA - Rep. Glenn Thompson (PA-5) 202-225-5121
PA - Rep. Bill Shuster (PA-9) 202-225-2431
SC - Sen. Lindsey O. Graham  202-224-5972
SC - Rep. Joe Wilson (SC-2) 202-225-2452
SC - Rep. J. Gresham Barrett (SC-3) 202-225-5301
SC - Rep. Bob Inglis (SC-4) 202-225-6030
SD - Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (SD-1) 202-225-2801
TN - Sen. Lamar Alexander  202-224-4944
TN - Sen. Bob Corker  202-224-3344
TN - Rep. John J. Duncan (TN-2) 202-225-5435
TN - Rep. Marsha Blackburn (TN-7) 202-225-2811
TX - Sen. John Cornyn  202-224-2934
TX - Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-1) 202-225-3035
TX - Rep. Michael T. McCaul (TX-10) 202-225-2401
TX - Rep. K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) 202-225-3605
TX - Rep. Kay Granger (TX-12) 202-225-5071
TX - Rep. Mac Thornberry (TX-13) 202-225-3706
TX - Rep. Charles A. Gonzalez (TX-20) 202-225-3236
TX - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) 202-225-5951
TX - Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (TX-23) 202-225-4511
TX - Rep. Michael C. Burgess (TX-26) 202-225-7772
TX - Rep. Sam Johnson (TX-3) 202-225-4201
TX - Rep. John R. Carter (TX-31) 202-225-3864
TX - Rep. Ralph M. Hall (TX-4) 202-225-6673
TX - Rep. Joe Barton (TX-6) 202-225-2002
TX - Rep. Al Green (TX-9) 202-225-7508
UT - Sen. Robert F. Bennett  202-224-5444
UT - Sen. Orrin G. Hatch  202-224-5251
UT - Rep. Jim Matheson (UT-2) 202-225-3011
UT - Rep. Jason Chaffetz (UT-3) 202-225-7751
VA - Sen. Mark Warner  202-224-2023
VA - Sen. Jim Webb  202-224-4024
VA - Rep. Robert J. Wittman (VA-1) 202-225-4261
VA - Rep. Bob Goodlatte (VA-6) 202-225-5431
VA - Rep. Eric Cantor (VA-7) 202-225-2815
VA - Rep. Rick Boucher (VA-9) 202-225-3861
VI - Rep. Donna M. Christensen (VI-1) 202-225-1790
WA - Rep. Doc Hastings (WA-4) 202-225-5816
WA - Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-5) 202-225-2006
WI - Sen. Herbert H. Kohl  202-224-5653
WI - Rep. Paul Ryan (WI-1) 202-225-3031
WI - Rep. Ron Kind (WI-3) 202-225-5506
WI - Rep. F. James Sensenbrenner (WI-5) 202-225-5101
WI - Rep. Thomas E. Petri (WI-6) 202-225-2476
WI - Rep. Steve Kagen (WI-8) 202-225-5665
WV - Rep. Alan B. Mollohan (WV-1) 202-225-4172
WV - Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (WV-2) 202-225-2711
WY - Sen. John A. Barrasso  202-224-6441
WY - Sen. Michael B. Enzi  202-224-3424
WY - Rep. Cynthia M. Lummis (WY-1) 202-225-2311
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