The Trump Administration’s attempts to rollback 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!
Deadline: July 10, 2017
Preserve National Monument status for our natural open spaces here: http://monumentsforall.org. Many of them are in California. The Bears Ear Monument period has also been extended until July 10. Please comment on http://monumentsforall.org as many times as you like for as many monuments as you like.
Deadline: July 17, 2017
Protect net neutrality! The FCC has extended the comment period (again) for rule changes regarding net neutrality. Please go here to leave your comments about the need to preserve a level playing field. Prevent monopoly take-over of the internet!
Stop the introduction and general usage of chlorpyrifos pesticides here: DEPA-HQ-OPP-2007-1005