Shareholders should encourage Duke Energy and Dominion Energy executives to re-evaluate the prudence of pouring billions of dollars more into the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP). Current events demonstrate that it is time to change course.
We have repeatedly brought serious environmental and human rights concerns (including ongoing fatalities) to the attention of EXIM. It is shocking and unacceptable that despite agency claims that these matters have been remedied, continued fatalities occur.
We write regarding the most recent deaths that have occurred at the EXIM-supported Sasan coal plant and mine in India. This loss of life is completely unacceptable; the U.S. government should not be using taxpayer dollars to support such a deadly project.
As Congress develops urgently needed additional legislation to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, on behalf of the California communities that we serve, we urge legislators to do much more to ensure that healthy, safe and affordable food is available to all, and to minimize the challenges facing farmers, food workers and farmworkers who are risking their own health to keep our food system going
On March 13, 2020, the Executive Office of the President declared a national emergency, finding and proclaiming that “the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States constitutes a national emergency, beginning March 1, 2020.” Despite the ongoing crisis of lethal proportion, USACE seems to be conducting business as usual.
On behalf of our millions of members and supporters across the country, we are writing to urge you to prioritize family-scale producers and local and regional food systems in Congress’ efforts to provide relief for those affected by the COVID-19 virus.