The Trump Administration’s attempts to roll back decades of environmental, workplace and safety protections will be met with some RESISTANCE. The law of the land requires that any executive agency seeking to change any existing regulation has to invite and review public comments.  At least in this setting, citizen voices have something approaching the same weight as that of paid lobbyists.  At IEB we’re tracking as many of these proposed rollbacks as possible so that our members can make their voices heard. Please read the background information in the links below and comment (and comment often) to protect the country!


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September 2018

Public Hearing w/EPA in Fresno about withdrawal of CA Emissions Waiver

September 24 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm PDT
The Grand 1401, 1401 Fulton Street
Fresno, CA 93721 United States
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The administration is making a rule change that would prevent California from enforcing stricter car emissions standards. NHTSA and EPA will jointly hold three hearings, with one of them in Fresno (about 3 hours away), please attend and make your concerns known.  See our comment guide here for suggestions.

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October 2018

Comment Deadline Oct 23 – CA Car Emissions Waiver

October 23
CA United States

Comment deadline is Oct 23, 2018, 11:59 ET, docket: EPA-HQ-OAR-2018-0283. The Administration wants to undo California's more stringent car emissions standard. See our comment guide here.

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Comment Deadline Oct 31 – Emissions standards for power plants

October 31
CA United States

Comment deadline is Oct 31, 2018, 11:59 PM ET, docket: EPA-HQ-OAR-2017-0355-21117. The administration plans to undo Obama rules limiting harmful emissions from fossil fuel power plants.

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November 2018

Comment Deadline Nov 6 – Indefinite Detention of Immigrant Children

November 6
CA United States

Comment deadline is Nov 6, 2018, 11:59 pm ET, docket: ICEB-2018-0002. A proposed rule change would allow for indefinite detention of immigrant families with children. See our article on the issue and submit comments against this ghastly and inhumane proposal.

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