26 Jul '13, 7pm

Keep the Shaheen Portman energy efficiency bill legislation that's good for the environment!

Contact your senators today and tell them to vote "NO" on Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu's anti-LEED amendment and "YES" on Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse's amendment to S. 761, the Shaheen-Portman Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act. The Shaheen-Portman bill could be a real victory. Beyond being a bill that might actually pass in this Congress, it holds promise to better our energy security, save money for taxpayers and businesses and encourage private-sector job creation. The bill contains a variety of policies and programs to reduce residential, commercial and industrial energy use. That’s why so many groups joined in to advertise their support for it. At the same time, however, many of these supportive groups are fighting off anti-environmental amendments that would distort the bill’s original, and I dare say noble, intentions. There is a push to comp...

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