It’s disheartening to see the lack of environmental coverage on the major news outlets. With this election season upon us in the US, the GOP candidates sing choruses of repealing regulations that “hurt businesses and cost jobs”. Why is it that no reporters are asking the tough questions… maybe it’s because even supposedly reputable news outlet like CNN are running non-stop pro Energy Industry ads like “Clean Coal” and “I Vote Yes” for more oil and Natural Gas Drilling in the Us. Here are some of the tough questions that should be asked to the GOP candidates and President Obama:
With more than one-in-six species on the
planet on the brink of the extinction, do you think
it’s wise to cut the regulations that protect their
or how about…
With the loosening of EPA standards, residents around coal-fired power plants are at higher health risks (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPmNqdRzMmk ). What is more important, the health and safety of your constituents or cheaper power?