30 Jul
  • By Dan Kon
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Is Air Quality Important to You?

Two air quality bills are being reviewed by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works: Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety.

1) S. 263: Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017 
https://www.congress.gov/bi…/115th-congress/senate-bill/263… –
This bill would amend the Clean Air Act which would require ozone standard reviews to be extended from 5 years to 10 years and would put state governors in charge while reducing federal intervention.

2)S. 452: ORDEAL Act of 2017- (click on picture)
This would delay the implementation of the 2015 ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) so that states would have more time to adopt new methods.

Both of these bills impact our air quality. Please, contact all members of the committee as well as Fl Senator Bill Nelson and Fl Senator Marco Rubio and let them know how you feel. Loosening regulations on our air quality can result in negative effects to public health and contribute to the acidification of our oceans.

Shelley Moore Capito, Chair (202) 224-6472 www.capito.senate.gov/contact/contact-shelley

Jim Inhofe (202) 224-4721 www.inhofe.senate.gov/contact

John Boozman (202) 224-4843www.boozman.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contact

Roger Wicker (202) 224-6253www.wicker.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contact

Deb Fischer (202) 224-6551www.fischer.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contact

Jerry Moran (202) 224-6521 www.moran.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/e-mail-jerry

Joni Ernst (202) 224-3254 www.ernst.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contact

Richard Shelby (202) 224-5744www.shelby.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/emailsenatorshelby

Sheldon Whitehouse, Ranking Member (202) 224-2921 : www.whitehouse.senate.gov/contact/email-sheldon

Benjamin L. Cardin (202) 224-4524 www.cardin.senate.gov/contact/

Bernard Sanders (202) 224-5141 www.sanders.senate.gov/contact/

Jeff Merkley (202) 224-3753 www.merkley.senate.gov/contact/

Kirsten Gillibrand (202) 224-4451 www.gillibrand.senate.gov/contact/email-me

Edward J. Markey (202) 224-2742 www.markey.senate.gov/contact

Tammy Duckworth (202) 224-2854www.duckworth.senate.gov/content/contact-senator

Florida Senators:

Bill Nelson (202) 224-5274 www.billnelson.senate.gov/contact-bill

Marco Rubio (202) 224-3041 www.rubio.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contact