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.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.