Members of Moms Clean Air Force and TX21 Indivisible visited the office of Rep. Lamar Smith in San Antonio on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 2017. Cards and signs expressed concern about Smith’s lack of support of scientific research when creating policies for the EPA. As chair of the US House Science, Space and Technology committee, Smith wields great power over environmental regulations that impact clean air.
In an article from NowCast SA, Moms Clean Air Force states, “Science is the cornerstone of the Clean Air Act. In order to carry out its statutory responsibilities, the EPA uses high-quality peer reviewed research from trusted, independent, scientific sources. EPA regulations must be science and health-based.”
The activists also met with Mike Asmus, Lamar Smith’s District Director. According to the article, Asmus said all he could do was pass along word to Smith of the protesters’ visit. Weak!
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