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Sen. Tom Carper on EPA’s Proposed Air Quality Standards: “The Time to Act on Protecting Our Children’s Health is Overdue.”

Our guest blogger is Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE), Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Clean Air.  He co-chaired a hearing on “Air Quality and Children’s Health” on June 8, 2011.  This is a Mom’s Clean Air Force cross-post. Summer is here, and that means kids outside swimming, playing baseball, and eating bar-b-que on the patio. [...]
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US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

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US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

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Sen. Carper And Alexander: Clean Air Is Not A Partisan Issue

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

Both Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Tom Carper (D-DE) agreed that while the Clean Air Act has achieved significant accomplishments – returning $30 in benefits for every $1 that has been spent — clean air faces challenges ahead. At... Read Post

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