Many thanks to Congressman Lynch for introducing H.R. 4381, the Natural Gas Pipeline Public Health Protection Act of 2017, which would suspend construction and expansion of natural gas facilities in communities with unsafe air pollutant levels. The Act would require the enforcement of public health and environmental standards under the Clean Air Act, providing further protections for communities located near natural gas facilities.
This is exactly what needs to begin. Holding the industry accountable for adding to the pollution we are already experiencing. This certainly can't hurt our cause here in the Basin.
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