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August 5, 2015

U.S. Clean Power Plan: Game-Changer for Curbing Climate Change

Climate change is already supercharging extreme weather in our communities. Several Western states remain in the grip of severe or extreme drought, costing farmers billions of dollars. And East Coast officials issued heat advisories and air quality alerts when temperatures soared last week and increased the risk of asthma attacks and other health problems, especially for children and the elderly. As we are learning, this is what climate change can look like. The Clean Power Plan is the kind of action we have been calling for. This is the biggest single step our nation can take to fight climate change right now. It is historic. It is achievable. And it is time.

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