7 Total Quotes

Andy Buchsbaum Quotes

Thanks to leaders in Congress, this bill would put into action the historic blueprint that Great Lakes citizens and government officials developed together last December. The bill?s introduction is an essential step in the long-term and ongoing effort to restore the lakes.
Andy Buchsbaum
#Action

If we don't spend a little money now, we're going to spend a lot of money later (on pollution-related costs), which would be completely unnecessary.
Andy Buchsbaum
#Money

It may be the most important bill in Congress to protect the Great Lakes from ecological collapse. On average, once every eight months a new invasive species invades the Great Lakes. This is a catastrophe waiting to happen.
Andy Buchsbaum
#Congress

EPA's proposal is a good first step, but it still leaves too many loopholes for polluters. For example, it allows polluters to dump more pollution into already contaminated streams. And it doesn't even cover some types of pollution.
Andy Buchsbaum
#Example

Polluters have mounted a public pressure campaign, even enlisting some members of Congress, to lobby EPA to weaken the law even more. For the sake of our lakes and streams and the wildlife and people who depend on them, the law needs to be strengthened, not watered down.
Andy Buchsbaum
#Congress

It started off as a very small idea, and now we have over 260 people coming. It's basically a get-off-the-couch and get-out-of-the-house night.
Andy Buchsbaum
#People

We don't have the luxury of waiting one more shipping season to regulate these (overseas) vessels.
Andy Buchsbaum
#Luxury