Actions of the Week – February 11, 2018

From Union of Concerned Scientists:

“Your letters matter! More than 50 percent of Congress members report that form emails into their offices have some or a lot of influence over their position on an issue. But 92 percent report that individualized email letters have some or a lot of influence! Want to have more impact? Make your letters personal.”

TIME SENSITIVE PUBLIC COMMENTS NEEDED:

COMPLETE BEFORE FEBRUARY 21, 2018 –

Submit comments to the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC) in advance of the Feb. 21 public hearing. Include the docket numbers: UE-160918 and UG-160919. Quick background guide here. Excellent Carbon Free Campaign talking points, sample comment scripts and background information from Indivisible Vashon here. Email (preferred) to: records@utc.wa.gov. Regular mail to: Steven V. King, Executive Director and Secretary Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission P.O. Box 47250, 1300 S. Evergreen Park Drive S.W. Olympia, Washington 98504-7250. Easy – Sign the Petition Attend the Public Hearing in Renton – Sierra Club information and facebook event here.

COMPLETE BEFORE MARCH 9, 2018 –

Submit comments to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) (parent agency is the Department of the Interior) regarding opposition to off-shore drilling. Docket link here. Extensive talking points here. Easy – Sign the Petition

COMPLETE BEFORE APRIL 26, 2018 –

Submit comments to the EPA in defense of the Clean Power Plan from the Trump rollback proposal. Submit Comments to the Docket here. Find the proposal here. Background and talking points from Save EPA Alums on the Clean Power Plan. More here:

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