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50th Anniversary of Earth Day is today, April 22,
Tips on how you can join in!

Credit: EarthDay.org

“As we mark 50 years, join us for an Earth Day unlike any other”

Three ways to take action as Earth Day goes digital:

5 Ways the Earth Has Changed Since Last Earth Day,” by Weather.com.

Earth Month Turns 50: How Much Has Changed? by Reader’s Digest.

‘The Story Of Plastic’ Documentary To Premiere On Discovery Channel In Honor Of Earth Day

The Story of Stuff Project asks:Should Plastic Producers Pay for Recycling?

The Trump administration is pushing through other decisions that could devastate our health and environment for generations:

  • The EPA has limited the studies regulators can use in the rulemaking process — a move meant to hurt future health regulations.
  • The EPA is letting power plants and factories regulate themselves during the coronavirus epidemic, and they won’t issue fines for some air, water, and hazardous waste violations.
  • The Department of the Interior is moving ahead to consider drilling projects on previously protected lands, like the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and continuing oil and gas drilling lease auctions.
  • The Interior Department also refused to extend the comment period on its proposed reinterpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act — a 1918 rule protecting more than 800 birds.
  • From Sen. Maria Cantwell. Click here
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 20: Earth Day on April 20, 1970 in New York, New York. (Photo by Santi Visalli/Getty Images)
“Protestors wear masks to symbolize the fight against air pollution in New York on April 20, 1970, two days before the first Earth Day.”
Credit: Santi Visalli, Getty Images

Posted by Steve on April 22, 2020 at 12:05 am | Permalink

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