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RI-Sen: Sen. Jack Reed (D) Hits Trump For Using COVID-19 Pandemic To Rollback Clean Air Protections

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Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Jack Reed’s (D. RI) re-election campaign:

First and foremost, I hope this email finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy. The spirit of community and the hard work of so many on the frontlines are a powerful reminder of our country's greatness.

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect all of us, and, in the midst of this crisis, the Trump administration has decided to roll back environmental rules on air pollution at a time when experts say that our current air quality standards are not strong enough. In the middle of a respiratory pandemic, this is unconscionable.

We cannot accept this. Add your name next to mine now to demand the Trump administration drop the rollbacks and institute stronger clean air protections.

A recent study shows that higher levels of air pollution are linked to worse outcomes for COVID-19. Yet the Trump administration is effectively working to make our air dirtier — first, by gutting Obama-era limits on car emissions, and now, by refusing to strengthen air quality standards.

At a time like this, protecting Americans' health and well-being should be our number one priority. Strengthening air quality standards would improve health outcomes in countless communities — yet the Trump administration has refused.

Sign the petition today to demand the Trump administration strengthen our air quality standards.

Thank you,

Jack Reed

Click here to add your name.

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