Maryland Senators Barbara Mikulski and Benjamin Cardin vote for Clean Air Act for all Americans

April 6, 2011
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Maryland's Senators Vote for Clean Air for All Americans
Statement from Environmental Defense Fund

"In the face of today's repeated attempts to put our health and safety at risk, Maryland's Senators Barbara Mikulski and Benjamin Cardin fought to make sure that Americans will have clean air to breathe. They helped beat back four different measures in the U.S. Senate that would have weakened the Clean Air Act, which protects Americans from dangerous pollution like mercury, carbon, and methane. Senators Mikulski and Cardin showed the kind of leadership that we need in Congress. Every person in Maryland who has lungs should call them to say thank you."

- Steve Cochran, Vice President, Environmental Defense Fund
   April 6, 2011

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