Tell the EPA: Fight climate change with cleaner cars

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Under President Barack Obama, we made significant progress fighting pollution and climate change. One big step was stronger fuel efficiency rules for cars and light trucks. After all, some 20% of all carbon emissions come from cars and trucks -- about 24 pounds of CO2 for every gallon of gas!

But under Donald Trump, the EPA and Department of Transportation are set to put us in reverse. Their plan? A total rollback of Obama-era fuel efficiency and emissions standards. It makes no sense. Fighting global climate change and pollution starts at home and starts with us. We can save people money at the pump and create jobs, but only if we fight to keep the Obama standards.

SIGN HERE TO MAKE AN OFFICIAL PUBLIC COMMENT:

Interim EPA Administrator Wheeler and Secretary Chao:
Put our long-term health ahead of industry profits and special interests. Stop trying to roll back clean car standards!

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Note: This petition is open to residents of the United States, and a valid U.S. zip code is needed to submit the form. This petition is sponsored by Sen. Jeff Merkley, Rep. Salud Carbajal, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, Rep. Matt Cartwright, Rep. Peter DeFazio, Rep. Jared Huffman, Rep. Annie Kuster, Rep. Doris Matsui, Rep. Donald McEachin, Rep. Ed Perlmutter, Rep. Mike Quigley, WA Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Katie Hill, Katie Porter, Greg Stanton, Steve Farley, Global Warming Solutions, GreenLatinos, and SEEC PAC. Sponsorship of this petition does not constitute an endorsement between participating candidates and organizations. By signing, you may receive emails from these sponsors updating you on the progress of this campaign and other important projects. (You may, of course, unsubscribe at any time.)

This petition sponsored by:

Jeff MerkleyU.S. Senator from Oregon
Salud CarbajalU.S. Representative from California
Earl BlumenauerU.S. Representative from Oregon
Matt CartwrightU.S. Representative from Pennsylvania
Peter DeFazioU.S. Representative from Oregon
Jared HuffmanU.S. Representative from California
Ann McLane KusterU.S. Representative from New Hampshire
Doris MatsuiU.S. Representative from California
Donald McEachinU.S. Representative from Virginia
Ed PerlmutterU.S. Representative from Colorado
Mike QuigleyU.S. Representative from Illinois
Bob FergusonAttorney General of Washington
Katie HillCandidate for Congress from California
Katie PorterCandidate for Congress from California
Greg StantonCandidate for Congress from Arizona
Steve FarleyCandidate for Governor of Arizona