Evangelicals Support Governor Wolf's Veto of Toxic Bill

Statement by Rev. Mitch Hescox: We are thankful to Governor Wolf for vetoing HB 1327, the fiscal code legislation.  As pro-life Christians, we are deeply concerned for the impacts HB 1327 would have on our children’s health. We urge the General Assembly to allow this toxic version to fade away and pass a clean fiscal code without amendments. Continue reading

Significant Commitment Made to Reduce Methane from Existing Sources 

Statement by Rev. Mitch Hescox: "Today in a joint press conference with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Obama announced that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will begin to develop regulations for methane pollution from existing oil and gas resources. A White House statement said that the EPA 'will move as expeditiously as possible to complete this task.' Continue reading

Pro-Life Christians Support Supreme Court Decision That Protects the Unborn From Mercury Pollution

A Statement by The Rev. Mitchell C. Hescox, President/C.E.O of the Evangelical Environmental Network Continue reading

Over 24,000 Pro-Life Christians in Texas Are Calling for 100% Clean Electricity by 2030

Asking Gov. Abbott and Presidential Candidates to Lead the Way Pollution harms the unborn, causing damage that last’s a lifetime.  Dirty air and water has serious consequences for the health of our children. Continue reading

Gov. Wolf Strengthens Governors Push for Clean Energy

Yesterday Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Wolf joined a bipartisan group of 17 Governors, whose states represent over 40% of the US population, in signing an Accord where they pledge to help create a cleaner more prosperous future for our children. Continue reading

While the Sun Still Shines, Weigh in Governor Sandoval

by Alexei Laushkin Governor Sandoval (R-NV) has a strong record of responsible stewardship and the care for God’s creation, but on the recent PUC decision to cut payments to solar energy home owners, who themselves are generating energy, he has remained silent citing the propriety of influencing an ‘independent’ commission. Continue reading

Announcing The Pro-Life Clean Energy Campaign

Pollution harms the unborn, causing damage that last’s a lifetime.  Dirty air and water has serious consequences for the health of our children and other vulnerable populations like the elderly. Continue reading

Effort to Ban New National Parks Defeated in Senate

A Statement by the Rev. Mitch Hescox President/CEO of the Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) We are grateful that the United States Senate in a bipartisan effort this afternoon defeated Senator Lee’s (R-UT) Amendment 3023 to S.2012 - Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015.  This amendment would have severely impacted the Antiquities Act put into law under Teddy Roosevelt and used by sixteen (16) presidents, eight from each party, to protect some of America’s most treasured God given wonders. Continue reading

Pro-Life Christians Support BLM Proposed Natural Gas Standard

A Statement by the Rev. Mitch Hescox President/CEO of the Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) Today the Bureau of Land Management proposed new standards for natural gas waste from flaring, venting, and leaks from production operations on public and Indian lands.  We applaud the BLM’s actions and are thankful this standard will help defend our children from the threats that fugitive methane releases have on our unborn and born children. Continue reading

A Major Step Forward for Pure Air & a Healthy Future for Our Kids

A Statement by the Rev. Mitch Hescox President/CEO of the Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) In a major victory for cleaner air and overcoming climate change, the U.S. Court of Appeals today rejected a stay requested by opponents seeking to block implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Clean Power Plan (CPP), which will cut dangerous carbon pollution from America’s power plants.  The Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) is grateful the Court did the right thing; reducing such pollution must move forward without delay. Continue reading