This bill — the Climate Change is Real Act — would require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reinstate information about climate change that was removed or redacted from the EPA website since the inauguration of President Donald Trump within 30 days of enactment. The EPA would be required to maintain information acknowledging the impact of human activities on climate and the planet, links to assist local governments in preparing for rising temperatures and more severe weather, and detailed descriptions of climate change risks.
What is House Bill H.R. 5552?
Cost of House Bill H.R. 5552
In-Depth: Sponsoring Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA) introduced this bill to reinstate information about climate change to the EPA website:
“The EPA’s dangerous censorship of facts is incredibly alarming and contrary to the agency’s mission to protect our environment and public health. This legislation is an important step to protecting the credibility of the EPA and their mission.”
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Climate Change is Real Act
To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to reinstate information about climate change that was removed from, or redacted on, the Agency's website, and for other purposes.
- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
Committee on Energy and CommerceIntroducedApril 18th, 2018
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