Late last week the Senate quickly amended budget legislation to include a number of provisions that dramatically weaken environmental protections. These provisions include taking permitting review away from the Department of Environmental Protection, and establishing a new legislatively-appointed committee that can reject certain proposals to protect air quality.
You can find a summary of the amendment provisions on our website.
This amended legislation was hastily passed by the Senate, and is now before the state House of Representatives for consideration.
We urge you to contact your Representative this week and let them know that you oppose these harmful provisions. Specifically: