US Climate and Health Alliance

Congressional Review Act Letter- February, 2017


On behalf of the tens of thousands of members of the undersigned medical and public health organizations, and the communities we serve, we strongly urge you to oppose any Congressional Review Act resolution of disapproval that would block air pollution limits that address the leakage of methane, including the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Methane and Waste Prevention Rule. The Congressional Review Act is a blunt tool that would permanently block actions by BLM to reduce dangerous and wasteful methane leaks from the oil and gas industries. Use of the Congressional Review Act would not only block current actions to solve manageable problems; it would also prevent BLM from moving forward with substantially similar actions in the future.

Resource Type
Letter (sign-on)
Allergy & Asthma Network American Lung Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments (ANHE) American Public Health Association (APHA) American Thoracic Society Environmental Health Policy Committee Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Center for Climate Change & Health Health Care Without Harm National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Physicians for Social Responsibility Public Health Institute (PHI) Trust for America's Health
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February 1st, 2017
Organization Type
Health and Human Impact
Climate and Environmental Impact

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