Together with the NAACP, Iím calling on our leaders in Congress to continue to stand up for our nationís children and people of color and do the right thing: Defend the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards and make big polluters clean up their acts.
Cutting coal pollution and investing in Americaís flourishing clean energy economy will create a healthier, more prosperous world for all of us. If you ask me, thatís the kind of regulation we want to see.
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins is the CEO of Green for All.
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.