“Our message to Congress is simple,” Chillcott added. “Do not forget that the political challenges involved in the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act pale in comparison those faced every day by frontline communities who have long shouldered inequitable and unjust adverse health, environmental, and community impacts caused by U.S. dependency on fossil fuels. We strongly oppose any dirty side-deal that, under the guise of permitting ‘reform,’ would weaken bedrock environmental and health laws and perpetuate inequitable harm to environmental justice communities.”

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