Statement by EDF President Fred Krupp

March 12, 2013
Contact: 
Jennifer Andreassen, 202-572-3387, jandreassen@edf.org

“Today, Representative Henry A. Waxman, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Representative Earl Blumenauer, and Senator Brian Schatz have released draft carbon-pricing legislation to help tackle the problem of global climate change.  As part of an important and growing public dialogue, they ask stakeholders and the public to provide input on their ideas.

“Environmental Defense Fund salutes the leadership of these Senators and Members who understand that we continue to need bold action from Congress, the White House and states to protect ourselves, and future generations, from the dangers of climate change. We urge more of our lawmakers to join the effort to pass meaningful climate legislation.”

  • Fred Krupp, President of Environmental Defense Fund

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