On May 15th, grassroots leaders and climate activists will rally in Washington DC and call on President Obama to stop all new offshore drilling in the Arctic, Atlantic and in the Gulf of Mexico.
After being introduced last June by Rep. Deborah Hudson and a bipartisan coalition of legislators from the Delaware House & Senate, House Bill 202 is finally getting a hearing! The House Natural Resources Committee will meet on Wednesday, May 4th to discuss HB202, the bill to reduce plastic pollution in Delaware. The committee hearing will be held in the House hearing room in State of Delaware Legislative Hall. Please attend to show your support!
When: Wednesday, May 4th at 4pm
Thanks to dedicate Sierra Club members like you and allies from hundreds of other conservation, fishing, boating and animal rights groups; businesses; coastal towns and even the US military; the Obama administration announced this month that they will not include any lease areas off the Atlantic Coast of the U.S. in the five year drilling plan for 2017-2022!
State Representative Deborah Hudson introduced a bill on June 19th to prohibit the free distribution of single-use bags by grocery stores and other large retailers.
The familiar look of plastic bags tangled in trees or in bushes, floating in our bays and other waterways, washing up on beaches, or caught in storm drains has become a serious problem of global and local concern. The good news is Representative Deborah Hudson and several other legislators are sponsoring a bill that would help dramatically reduce plastic bag consumption and subsequent pollution in our beautiful coastal state!