“No piecemeal solution is going to prevent the collapse of whole societies and ecosystems … a radical re-thinking of our values, priorities and political systems is urgent.”
While there are many groups and organizations making laudable efforts to model and advocate for sound environmental practices supporting Earth’s sustainability, government agencies including the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Interior, are being undermined by economic greed and hubris. These agencies, managed by officials placed by the current administration, are charged with reversing laws and regulations protecting the environment as well as public health. Degradation of the environment, destruction of America’s natural wonders, and threats to public health can be halted if citizens speak out against these atrocities. Citizens should voice their concerns to local and state elected officials including those serving in the House of Representatives and the Senate. Links for those currently serving at the national level are listed below.
Upon identification of the representative, execute a search for his/her email address. The Alabama First District representative is Bradley Byrne. Click here for his email address.
Please read a recent article by NPR (National Public Radio) highlighting one activity by EPA officials that should be of concern to everyone breathing air and consuming seafood. “… Mercury Limits On Coal Plants Too Costly, Not ‘Necessary’ ”
The time to act is now!