Tweet to protect the Great Barrier Reef

The U.S. government’s Export-Import Bank wants to finance a huge coal project that would put Australia’s Great Barrier Reef at risk. We are calling on Fred Hochberg, Chair of the Export-Import Bank, to stop the destruction.Click the links below to send a tweet and take action: .@fredhochberg, will @EximBankUS damage the #GreatBarrierReef by funding Abbot Point coal port expansion? #savethereef .@fredhochberg Hi Fred! Will @EximBankUS be financing Adani's coal export terminal in the Great Barrier Reef? #savethereef .@fredhochberg don’t let @EximBankUS fund #GreatBarrierReef destruction! #savethereef

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