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Congressional Leadership in Mitigating Administration Threats to the Earth

Charlie Crist joins bill rolling back Doanld Trump’s efforts to weaken Clean Power Plan

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Two days after President Donald Trump directed the Environmental Protection Agency to start the legal process of withdrawing and rewriting the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. St. Petersburg Congressman Charlie Crist joined 35 other Democrats to file legislation to prevent its implementation. HR 1812, known as the Congressional Leadership in Mitigating Administration Threats to the Earth (CLIMATE) Act declares the anti-environment executive order null and void and prohibits federal funds from implementing, administering, or enforcing the order. “My home county of Pinellas is quite literally a peninsula…

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