plastic pollution

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) joined with Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-05) and Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley today to introduce the bicameral Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act — the most comprehensive plan ever introduced in Congress to address the plastic pollution crisis that is poisoning our air, water, and land, …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) joined with Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-05), to introduce the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2020, legislation that would phase out unnecessary single-use plastic products, hold corporations accountable for wasteful products, reduce wasteful packaging, and reform our broken waste and …continue reading

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Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico are calling on President Trump to elevate the priority of tackling plastic pollution in international forums and show America’s leadership in responding to this global crisis. In a letter sent to the President, the Congressmembers wrote, “We were encouraged …continue reading