Save Our Environmental Safeguards

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One of the Trump Administration's first actions to dismantle our country's regulatory apparatus, Executive Order 13777, requires federal agencies to evaluate existing regulations and recommend which of these regulations should be repealed, replaced, or modified.  In light of this order, EPA is holding a "public" process so that the public can comment on which EPA regulations should be changed or rescinded.  

The petition below explains in general terms why this Executive Order is unlawful and asks the agency to not roll-back our hard-won environmental protections.  We have included a list of air regulations, many of which GreenLatinos has been working on in the past two years, as well as the Farmworker Protection Standard.  As the letter indicates, this list is not exclusive.

Signatures will be submitted to EPA Public Comment Docket.


Who's signing

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Washington, D.C. 20460

 

Submitted via regulations.gov
Docket No. EPA-HQ-OA-2017-0190

Re: Evaluation of Existing Regulations

One of the Trump Administration’s actions to dismantle our country’s regulatory apparatus, Executive Order 13777, Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda, requires federal agencies to evaluate existing regulations and recommend which of these regulations should be repealed, replaced, or modified.  In light of this order, EPA is currently holding a “public” process to request input on such regulations.

 

Executive Order 13777 is unlawful.  This order completely ignores the procedures contained in the laws that give federal agencies their authority to issue regulations.  Federal laws such as the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act require the EPA to regulate air and water pollution for the purpose of protecting our public health and the environment; they do not authorize the EPA to weaken environmental protections.  These laws expressly provide the factors that EPA must consider in its decision to regulate pollution, which do not include making regulations “less burdensome.”  They also state when should the EPA revise them.

 

EPA must not roll back our hard-won environmental protections.  Latinos are shouldering a disproportionate share of the harms caused by air and water pollution and benefit from these rules.  Nearly half of Latinos live in counties where the air is unsafe to breathe because it exceeds ground-level ozone standards.  Asthma rates in America have doubled in the past 30 years, and Latinos are 60 percent more likely to visit the hospital for asthma.  Latinos are less likely to carry health insurance than any other minority group, which makes it very difficult for them to cope with pollution-related health problems.

 

Many of the most important environmental regulations that the EPA issued in recent years were promulgated to comply with legal obligations that the agency had ignored for decades.  EPA must not weaken or rescind these protections.  These regulations include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Clean Water Rule: This rule clarifies which streams and wetlands are protected under the Clean Water Act, which requires a permit if these waters are going to be polluted or destroyed.  These standards help to protect our drinking water, preserve fish and wildlife habitat, and reduce the risk of flooding.

  • Clean Power Plan: This rule sets the first standards for carbon dioxide from existing power plants, one of the largest source of carbon pollution in the United States.  The rule, which is set for implementation in 2022, will reduce carbon emissions, as well as conventional pollutants that cause smog and soot, in turn avoiding thousands of premature deaths, asthma attacks, heart attacks, and hospital visits.

  • Methane Rule: This rule sets the first standards for methane pollution from onshore oil and gas facilities and operations.  The rule will also reduce hazardous air pollutants that cause asthma attacks, emergency room visits, and hospital admissions.

  • Coal Water Toxics Rule: This rule sets the first federal limits on the levels of toxic water pollutants discharged from coal plants.  This rule will reduce the discharge of toxic metals and other pollutants discharged by power plants into our waterways, resulting in cleaner water and benefits for Americans throughout the country.

  • Ground Level Ozone Standard: This rule strengthens the nationwide smog pollution standards from 75 to 70 parts per billion following 9 years of scientific review and expert testimony from medical experts and public health advocates, which has documented the significant harm the 75 ppb standard posed to public health, particularly to vulnerable populations like children, seniors, and people with severe respiratory illnesses.

  • Regional Haze Rule: This rule helps to reduce the haze in national parks and wilderness areas by reducing ozone, nitrogen oxides, sulphur dioxide, carbon dioxide, mercury, and other gas particulates emitted from numerous polluting sources. The rule protects clear views in our national parks and improves public health.

  • Startup, Shutdown, and Malfunction Rule: This rule ensures that states issue plans to require industrial facilities to comply with air pollution rules during startup, shutdown, and malfunction periods.  Air pollution during these periods has serious health effects for communities living in proximity to these polluting sources and it also contributes to smog in communities downwind.

  • Mercury and Air Toxics Standard: This rule sets limits on mercury and other toxic air pollutants from power plants.  These standards, which many power plants have already complied with, are avoiding asthma attacks and saving thousands of lives.

  • Emission Standards for Light Duty Vehicles and Standards for Heavy Duty Trucks:  This rule, which EPA already found must not be weakened, reduces carbon pollution from transportation and our country’s dependence on oil, saving consumers money at the gas pump.  In addition, California and other states that have adopted the same standards as California must be allowed to continue to enforce their own rules.  Finally, the Phase 2 heavy truck standards for Model Years 2021-2027, which are the first standards for trailers, will result in technological advances in fuel economy and save businesses money.

  • Agricultural Worker Protection Standard: This rule will reduce the risk of injury and pesticide poisoning by millions of agricultural workers and pesticides handlers who work in farms, forests, nurseries, and greenhouses.  Fewer pesticide exposure incidents will result in healthier workforce as well as avoided lost wages, medical bills and absences from work and school.

 

EPA must continue to execute its mission to protect our air and water, and should not slash budgets for critical programs that benefit people of color and low-income communities.



Sincerely,

Will you sign?

    signed SaveOurRegs 2018-11-29 09:29:45 -0500
    Dear Sir/Madam


    I am MITIN NIKOLAY SERGEEVICH the Managing Director to ZAO REGIONNEFTETRANS OIL/GAS. We are a certified and authorized mandate that supply Oil and Gas products to buyers and consumers. We represent the major Oil Refineries to the Government of the Russia Federation to help buyers meet their various requirements and needs. We Can supply Aviation Kerosene,Jet fuel (JP 54-A1,5), Diesel (Gas Oil) and Fuel Oil Mazut (M100) REBCO, LNG/LPG,UREA ETC in CIF/FOB base email us (mitinnikolay@inbox.ru) for more clarification and understanding as this is an arrangement and compromise with a take over bid. more of a government bond with incentives and relief. Kindly contact us with our information below for soft co-operate offer SCO.


    Email: mitinnikolay@inbox.ru

    Tele: +7 (926) 801 5735 

    Skype: mitinnikolay
    signed SaveOurRegs 2018-11-10 10:10:27 -0500
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    +79260030691

    skype ivanartur26
    signed SaveOurRegs 2018-11-06 06:41:56 -0500
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    1) JP54

    2) JPA1

    3) MAZUT

    4) AGO

    5) LNG

    6) LPG

    7) D2

    8) D6

    9) REBCO

    10) EN590

    MAZUT etc.


    And also in BONNY LIGHT, OTHER CRUDES AND COALS. We currently serve any world port. If you are a buyer or direct mandate to a performing buyer please feel free to contact us.


    Please contact us via our official email address.


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    Thanks.

    Alexei Vsevolod
    signed SaveOurRegs 2018-10-31 07:38:05 -0400
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    @sindy_scot tweeted link to SaveOurRegs. 2018-10-31 07:35:53 -0400
    signed SaveOurRegs 2018-10-12 04:56:58 -0400
    Hello,

    we Can supply Aviation Kerosene,Jet fuel (JP 54-A1,5), Diesel (Gas Oil) and Fuel Oil D2, D6,ETC in FOB/Rotterdam only, serious buyer should contact or if you have serious buyers


    my seller is ready to close this deal fast contact us below:now base email us (alexandervladislav88@mail.ru)


    PRODUCT AVAILABLE IN ROTTERDAM/ CI DIP AND PAY IN SELLER EX-SHORE TANK.


    Russia D2 50,000-150,000 Metric Tons FOB Rotterdam Port.


    JP54 5000,000 Barrels per Month FOB Rotterdam.


    JA1 Jet Fuel 10,000,000 Barrels FOB Rotterdam.


    D6 Virgin Fuel Oil 800,000,000 Gallon FOB Rotterdam.


    E-mail: alexandervladislav88@mail.ru

    phone: +79258159436

    Skype:alexander dima vladislav

    Best Regards

    Thank You

    Alexander Dima Vladislav
    @AndrosFeliks tweeted link to SaveOurRegs. 2018-09-02 19:12:25 -0400
    signed SaveOurRegs 2018-09-02 19:11:07 -0400
    I am a direct mandate to a Russian Oil Refinery and we have available jp54 D6 D2 mazut, Jet A1 for you/your buyer urgent lifting and if you are a direct mandate to buyer


    Contact Person:Feliks Andros

    Company: LLC GLOBAL NEFTEGAZ

    Email: llc-globalneftegaz@bk.ru

    Skype: live:e4aada2885c8c198

    Whatsapp:+79032245653

    English Department
    signed SaveOurRegs 2018-08-21 18:15:24 -0400
    Hello,


    We have petroleum products such as

    D1,

    D2,

    D6,

    JET Fuel

    A1,

    MAZUT,

    LPG and LNG


    for sale at lift able quantity both on FOB and CIF delivery basis.


    I can be reached on


    Kuznetsov GAVRIIL Mikhailovich (Mr.)

    EMAIL: kuznetsovgavriil.mikhailovich@mail.ru

    EMAIL: kuznetsovgavriil.mikhailovich@mail.ru

    Skype: GAVRIL Mikhailovich

    TEL: +7 9153753185
    signed SaveOurRegs 2018-08-21 06:31:59 -0400
    Only for real buyers.

    Flippers and Joker Brokers are not welcome(with “fantasy” pricing), and will not be entertained. Offer-Only for real buyers. Commodity / Product: JP-54 / TS1, EN-590, ULSD 10 ppm Diesel, D-2 and D-6. Also CIF proceudre on first trial shipment available.

    Kindly contact us with this #Email: xcon.oilandgascompany@mail.ru

    #Skype: Aleksey Vladislav

    TEL: +79268011710

    Specification: Standard Export Quality Specification
    signed SaveOurRegs 2018-07-19 17:52:40 -0400
    Attention!!!


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    Kindly Contact us via (rostislavoilconsultant@yandex.ru) for SCO.


    Regards

    Dmitri Kozlov

    General Manager

    Rostislav Oil and Gaz Consultant

    Email: rostislavoilconsultant@yandex.ru

    Skype: rostislavoilconsultant
    signed SaveOurRegs 2017-11-02 18:07:29 -0400
    signed SaveOurRegs 2017-11-01 19:12:24 -0400
    Oilgaztreyd LLC has been in business of production, marketing and exporting of all petroleum and petrochemical products for the past 15 years. We have been an established and popular company with an excellent track record for the best customer satisfaction. We have never compromised on the quality and the services provided to the customer. We believe in keeping the customers happy and providing them with products at a very competent price. We have an excellent staffs who will guide you with their best ideas by keeping in constant touch with your company and informing about the market trends. We are also interested to establish a mutual business relationship with buyers, facilitators and resellers all over the world with basic aim of supplying them with our products such as follow D2, jetFuel A1,JP54,Mazut M100,D6,Base Oil and Bitumen.


    Also we work with other foreign partnered refineries in allocation production.


    Regards,

    Julian Alessandov

    Email:oilandgaztreyd@mail.ru

    Email:oilandgaztrey@yandex.ru
    signed SaveOurRegs 2017-10-25 04:43:32 -0400
    We Can supply Aviation Kerosene,Jet fuel (JP 54-A1,5), Diesel (Gas Oil) and Fuel Oil D2, D6,ETC in FOB/Rotterdam only, serious buyer should contact or if you have serious buyers my seller is ready to close this deal fast contact us below:now base email us (neftegazagent@yandex.ru)


    PRODUCT AVAILABLE IN ROTTERDAM/ CI DIP AND PAY IN SELLER EX-SHORE TANK.


    Russia D2 50,000-150,000 Metric Tons FOB Rotterdam Port.


    JP54 5000,000 Barrels per Month FOB Rotterdam.


    JA1 Jet Fuel 10,000,000 Barrels FOB Rotterdam.


    D6 Virgin Fuel Oil 800,000,000 Gallon FOB Rotterdam.


    E-mail: neftegazagent@yandex.ru

    E: neftegazagent@mail.ru

    E: neftegazagent@yahoo.com


    Best Regards

    (Mr.) Vladislav Yakov

    Skype: neftegazagent


    Thank You
    signed SaveOurRegs 2017-10-20 23:58:55 -0400
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    signed SaveOurRegs 2017-09-26 17:45:28 -0400
    signed SaveOurRegs 2017-08-17 17:23:27 -0400
    signed SaveOurRegs 2017-08-16 19:56:53 -0400
    signed SaveOurRegs 2017-08-03 09:23:46 -0400
    signed SaveOurRegs 2017-07-07 11:16:59 -0400
    signed SaveOurRegs 2017-06-16 11:16:31 -0400
    Government and the private sector together with the community need to be united to find solutions.

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    signed SaveOurRegs via 2017-06-10 15:52:27 -0400
    signed SaveOurRegs 2017-05-21 20:11:22 -0400
    CLEAN AIR AND CLEAN WATER IS ESSENTIAL TO HUMANITIES SURVIVAL. [PLEASE THINK IT OVER FOR OUR CHILDREN’S FUTURE]
    signed SaveOurRegs 2017-05-11 18:04:20 -0400