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This letter was sent by OpenCongress user SedonaErnie on July 29, 2011 in opposition to S.1292 Employment Protection Act of 2011.
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S.1292 Employment Protection Act of 2011

I am writing as your constituent in the 1st Congressional district of Arizona. I oppose S.1292 - Employment Protection Act of 2011, and am tracking it using, the free public resource website for government transparency and accountability.

This bill is an obvious and blatant first step in gutting the EPA. The entire reason for the EPA's existence is to obtain some balance and counter measure against all unbridled economic activity.

Of course, any restriction of economic activity for environmental protection reasons will have some negative economic and potential employment impacts. If for-profit enterprises, whose obvious objective is to maximize profits, could be thoroughly trusted to NOT maximize their profits for environmental and ecological reasons, we would not need the EPA.

Asking the EPA to consider, and potentially modify decisions based upon employment is like asking the chickens in the henhouse to consider the hunger of the fox.

Sincerely, Ernie Strauch


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