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Every day, we're inhaling toxic pollutants emitted by coal-operating power plants. The toxic air, which contains deadly chemicals like arsenic and mercury, has grave effects on human health — especially that of young children and fetuses.

Despite this information, corporate profit lobbyists are attempting to block the power of the EPA to regulate clean-air initiatives and legislation. The TRAIN Act (H.R. 2401) would allow corporate interests to determine America's regulation on pollution.

These attacks on the country's environmental health are deeply misguided and unfounded — without mercury, lead, and arsenic emission regulations, the toxic chemicals will no-doubt have serious health effects on young children and unborn babies.

Once again, we need to speak out against those who put corporate interests over the health of our nation. Write to President Obama asking him to reject the TRAIN Act.

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Dear President Obama,

Some lobbyists in Washington are demonstrating their lack of regard for human health by supporting a piece of legislation that would prevent the EPA from regulating certain kinds of pollution. The TRAIN Act (H.R. 2401) would allow corporate interests to prevail in the management of arsenic, lead, and mercury emissions that occur as a result of coal-fired power plants.

The fact is, chemicals like arsenic, lead, and mercury are very harmful to those with otherwise compromised immune systems — this means babies, fetuses, and the elderly.

But because profit is the most important thing to these lobbyists, they have done all they can to retain the right to regulate the pollution.

We simply cannot have corporate entities in charge of public health decisions — especially when they involve children's health.

If the TRAIN Act makes it all the way to your desk for final signing, I ask that you throw away the legislation immediately so no one will have to suffer the harmful effects of dangerous chemicals in our air.

Thank you for your time.

Petition Signatures


Jan 7, 2018 eric archambault
Dec 19, 2017 T.J. Pitts
Nov 22, 2017 Lisa Harding
Nov 19, 2017 Elise McCoubrie
Nov 19, 2017 Theresa DeLuca
Nov 19, 2017 Roy Hunt
Nov 19, 2017 Stacey Govito
Nov 18, 2017 Karrie Vukelic
Nov 15, 2017 Erika Somlai
Nov 12, 2017 DayLynn McDonald
Nov 12, 2017 Catherine Brown
Nov 12, 2017 Irene Souder-Coyle We've come so far to improve the quality of our air. Let's not step back to a time when we could see and smell the air we breathe. Just look at India and China with poor air quality. Very bad for everyone's health.
Nov 10, 2017 VICTORIA FABIAN
Nov 9, 2017 Patricia Keller
Nov 7, 2017 Tamara Bastine
Nov 3, 2017 Ari Schwartz
Nov 2, 2017 Denise Saccone
Nov 1, 2017 Terrie Balmer
Oct 30, 2017 Cathy Dennler
Oct 30, 2017 Sheryl Post
Oct 29, 2017 Meredith Lowry
Oct 29, 2017 John Moore
Oct 29, 2017 Kat Pierquet
Oct 29, 2017 Deborah Moore
Oct 27, 2017 Ketmany Saycocie
Oct 27, 2017 Leela Beaudry
Oct 26, 2017 Kimberly Wallace
Oct 25, 2017 Sellma Batalha
Oct 25, 2017 Terri Lynch
Oct 23, 2017 Valerie Brown
Oct 23, 2017 June Curley
Oct 21, 2017 Vincenzo Taffoni
Oct 21, 2017 Kathy Shimata
Oct 21, 2017 Kenneth Lapointe
Oct 16, 2017 Terri Robb
Oct 15, 2017 Ivan Zhyvolup
Oct 14, 2017 Brent Pennell
Oct 14, 2017 Karl-Heinz Braun
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Oct 13, 2017 Mary Fox
Oct 13, 2017 Alysa` Waring
Oct 8, 2017 danuta radko
Oct 8, 2017 Bonnie Svec
Sep 29, 2017 Sherryll Shaddock
Sep 28, 2017 Lois Guthrie
Sep 28, 2017 Liz Pope
Sep 27, 2017 Chere Conner
Sep 26, 2017 Francisco Rosado Silva
Sep 24, 2017 Deborah Croft
Sep 22, 2017 Eva Sandhammar

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