Bipartisan Effort to Restore National Parks

This has been a great week in Congress for our national parks and public lands. Senate recently passed the largest public lands bill in a decade and today both chambers of Congress reintroduced bipartisan legislation to address the critical maintenance needs of our beloved national parks. We applaud the leaders in Congress who are dedicated to protecting these special places. Continue reading

Climate Leadership from Rep. Rooney and Rep. Deutch

We are grateful for the renewed interest in Congress for action on climate change — and none too soon, because the threat has become our reality, and the danger is outpacing our current efforts to overcome it. That’s why we are pleased with the re-introduction of “The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (EICDA)” by Representatives Tom Rooney, (R-FL 7) and Ted Deutch (D-FL 22). Continue reading

Grateful for Senator Collins’ Leadership on Mercury Pollution

A Statement byThe Rev. Mitch Hescox,President/CEO of the Evangelical Environmental Network As a pro-life organization we are thankful for the leadership Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) is providing on mercury pollution. Her bill to establish a monitoring system, the Comprehensive National Mercury Monitoring Act, recently reintroduced, is an important part of protecting our children from mercury pollution. Continue reading

Gov. Wolf Gets a Gold Star for Climate Leadership

A Statement by the Rev. Mitch Hescox                                                 President/CEO, Evangelical Environmental Network Continue reading

Evangelicals Say No to Mr. Wheeler’s Attack on Children’s Health

December 28, 2018 | YORK, PA—In what amounts to a Christmas stocking filled with coal, Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler presented our children, both preborn and born – as well as pregnant women or those who hope to become pregnant – the gift of one of the most serious neurotoxins, mercury. Continue reading

Evangelicals Support Bipartisan Senate Companion to EICDA

The recent election has renewed interest in Congress for action on climate change — and none too soon, because the threat has become our reality, and the danger is outpacing our current efforts to overcome it. That’s why we are pleased with the introduction of a Senate companion to the House’s carbon fee bill “The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2018 (EICDA)” by Senators Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Chris Coons (D-DE). Continue reading

We Must Defend Methane Standards

On December 17, 2018 – the anniversary of the Clean Air Act – the public comment period ended for President Trump and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s rollback of rules to cut pollution from oil and gas facilities. These rules, known as the EPA’s New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), are extremely important for pro-life Christians. Continue reading

Open Letter to Andrew Wheeler

Andrew Wheeler, Acting AdministratorEnvironmental Protection Agency1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NWWashington, DC 20460 Dear Acting Administrator Wheeler, For many years we have worked to protect pregnant mothers and the unborn against exposure to mercury. In 2012 we supported the Environmental Protection Agency’s Mercury Rule. Now the EPA is planning on overturning the regulation. We urge you to reconsider this action. Continue reading

EEN On The Road: 2018

2018 was another year full of travel for the EEN team as we connected with communities to talk about creation care. Here are some highlights from the past year along with a list of other cities, schools, and churches we've visited to spread the word about our ministry and meet new folks!  Support our work by giving today! Continue reading

Pennsylvania Action Alert!

Did you know that over 300,000 PA children attend school within 0.5 miles of a natural gas facility, exposing them to cancer causing chemicals and threatening toxins? It is time we defend our children from these threats and ask Gov. Wolf to step forward with strong protections that cut methane and harmful pollution from existing natural gas operations.  Will you send an email to Gov. Wolf today? We have provided email addresses and a sample email below. Feel free to send it as-is, or edit as you see fit! Thank you for reaching out today to protect the children of PA. If you have an extra moment, drop us a note at support@creationcare.org to let us know you spoke out today! Continue reading