HR 2584: Why Not Just Feed Babies Arsenic?

A hard-hitting response television spot from American Family Voices to the FY 2012 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill (HR 2584) under debate today shows a baby being fed formaldehyde, mercury, and arsenic, symbolizing the bill’s cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency budget and restrictions on enforcing rules to limit those toxic pollutants. About 160,000 early deaths — including 230 infants — were prevented by the Clean Air Act in 2010. The spot is airing in the DC market:

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