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Alert #62

Incinerator Bill Through General Assembly: Gov. Carper Must Sign 
Contact Governor Tom Carper ....

Port Penn, DE. April 12, 2000. Senate Bill 280 was passed again yesterday by the Senate in the same form as passed by the House last seek. The vote was 16-5 with Senators McDowell, Adams, Venables, Still, and Simpson opposed. Now, the bill goes to Governor Carper, who has ten days to sign the bill or veto it. If he does nothing it automatically becomes law. If he vetoes it a 2/3 majority of both houses is needed to override. 

CARPER HAS WITHDRAWN HIS PREVIOUS PROMISE TO SIGN THE BILL. He needs to be bombarded extensively with calls, letters, and emails. (Carper and his staff–whose environmental record has been horrible–seem to truly believe incineration is a good thing.) 

Thanks to all who contacted Allenâs Family Foods. A good message for this company now would be ãdo not ask Gov. Carper to veto SB 280.ä 

Here is a message from Senator Dave McBride: 

Attention All: Today SB 280, as amended, passed the Senate on a vote of 16 yeas and 5 nays. SB 280 now goes to Governor Carper for action. The Governor has three options. One, he can sign SB 280 and it becomes law. Two, he can allow SB 280 to become law without signing the bill. Three, he can veto SB 280. The Governor has ten calender days, excluding Sunday, in which to do one of these three. You are urged to contact the Governor's office at 302.577.3210 (Wilmington) or 302.739.4101 (Dover) and ask that the Governor please sign SB 280. You should also ask all family members, relatives, friends, and anyone else you can to please call. This is very important. Remember, the job is NOT complete until and unless the Governor signs SB 280 or allows SB 280 to become law without his signature. Again, future generations will thank us for our effort. It is for many reasons that we need SB 280, but perhaps most importantly, it is for our children and our children's children that we take these actions! God bless all. And, from the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU!

Senator McBride 

PLEASE DO THIS NOW: 

Contact Governor Carper: 

Home (listed number) 302.764.7478 
Dover office 302.739.4101 
Wilmington office: 302. 577.3210 
Email: pcherry@state.de.us, ssnyder@state.de.us 
Mail: 820 French Street, Wilmington, DE, 19801

Carper is a "lame duck" Governor running for the US Senate. It would not come amiss to remind him that his record on this issue will influence your vote...... 

Green Delaware is a community based organization working on environment and public health issues. We can be reached at 302.834.3466, greendel@dca.net, or http//members.dca.net/greendel/ 

Look for more details in upcoming Green Delaware News. (C) Alan Muller

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Alan J. Muller, Exec. Director
P.O. Box 69
Port Penn, DE 19731
302-834-3466 Voice
302-836-3005 FAX 

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This page was last updated on April 20, 2000. 
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