( – promoted by lowkell)
Predictably, the GOP applauds Warner’s anti-environmental vote:
Both Democrat Virginia Senators And Three Other Democrats Joined 41 Republicans Supporting A Measure To Overturn New Obama-EPA Regulation That Targets Coal-Fired Power Plants
All of us should be deeply disturbed at the inexcusable vote yesterday by Senator Mark Warner (and Jim Webb) against the US EPA and for Big Coal when he voted with Oklahoma climate denier Senator Inhofe to roll back the EPA’s new rule limiting mercury emissions.
Putting the interests of Big Coal and companies like Dominion over the well being of children whose intellectual capacity will be harmed for life by mercury is unacceptable. This vote was a breach of the public trust.
One has to question why Warner would vote against President Obama in an election year in our critically important swing state of Virginia. I suggest that you call his office at 202-224-2023 and ask him.