By Congressman David E. Price (D-NC) and Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL)
August 4, 2015
I am proud to have stood on the floor of the United States House of Representatives and cast a vote in favor of the Americans with Disabilities Act 25 years ago. Since its passage, the ADA has empowered millions of Americans who for too long languished in the shadows of exclusion and bigotry.
In 2014, a devastating coal ash spill in Eden, North Carolina released tens of thousands of tons of ash and an estimated 27 million gallons of polluted water into the Dan River.