Paid PostPosted on Nov 27, 2017We Have To Stop Trump From Repealing The Clean Power PlanIt's one of the most important EPA accomplishments you've never heard of, and now Donald Trump is trying to tear it down. Tell Scott Pruitt and the EPA to protect the Clean Power Plan.by NextGen AmericaBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Not sure what the Clean Power Plan is? Well, it sets limits on carbon pollution from power plants. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Animation Domination High-Def / Via giphy.com 2. It also encourages investment in clean energy. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Saturday Night Live / Via giphy.com 3. It was proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency in 2014 as part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan. Obama White House (US Government Work) / Via Flickr: obamawhitehouse 4. But now that the EPA is under President Trump, the agency has decided that, actually, it wants to repeal the plan. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NowThis / Via giphy.com 5. It's puzzling that the EPA would do this, because there's a lot that's good about the Clean Power Plan. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Fox / Via tenor.com 6. For instance, the Trump Administration’s own estimates show that the Clean Power Plan could prevent up to 4,500 premature deaths per year by 2030. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Lionsgate / Via character-image.blogspot.com 7. The EPA has said the Clean Power Plan would prevent 1,700 heart attacks... Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Mochimochiland / Via giphy.com 8. ...90,000 asthma attacks... Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Hardly Art / Via giphy.com 9. ...and 300,000 missed days of work or school a year. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Cartoon Network / Via tenor.com 10. If we repeal the Clean Power Plan, we're saying we're okay with more sick kids, dirty air, and thousands of premature deaths that could have been prevented. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF New Line Cinema / Via gfycat.com 11. Let's put the public health protections aside for a minute — the Clean Power Plan is also great for our economy. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF GIPHY CAM / Via giphy.com 12. The Clean Power Plan means more clean energy. That's great, since solar and wind jobs are growing 12 times as fast as the rest of the US economy. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF CBC / Via giphy.com 13. Because the coal industry is replacing workers with machines and explosives, clean-energy jobs can help us replace coal-mining jobs that are never coming back. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Twentieth Century Fox / Getty Images / Via vizualfrenzy.tumblr.com 14. All told, the estimated public health and climate benefits of the Clean Power Plan are up to $54 billion. Look us in the eye and say you don't want $54 billion. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF SpongeBob SquarePants / Via giphy.com Trump’s EPA is holding only a single public hearing on the repeal of the Clean Power Plan. Make your voice heard now and tell EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to protect our health by defending the Clean Power Plan.