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

Water is Essential to Life: Veto on Water Rule Bill Warranted

Today President Obama vetoed a bill that would have killed our best chance in decades to clean up our nation’s waters.  As pro-life Christians, we stand firmly behind the President’s efforts to make our water sources cleaner. Continue reading

Pro-Life Christians Support Pennsylvania’s New Methane Reduction Standard

A Statement by The Rev. Mitchell C. Hescox, President/C.E.O Today Governor Tom Wolf announced a new standard to reduce methane from Pennsylvania’s existing and new natural gas infrastructure. We applaud the Governor’s actions and are thankful that Pennsylvania is leading the nation by defending our children from the threats that fugitive methane releases have on our unborn and born children. Continue reading

We Have Cause to Pause New Coal Leases on Public Lands

Statement by The Rev. Mitchell C. Hescox Friday Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced that the federal government will put a pause on most new coal leases on public lands while a comprehensive review of the federal coal program takes place.  We applaud this pause and review.  Why is there cause to pause?   Continue reading