Ambitious Proposal from Chairman Pallone Adds to Momentum for Climate Action

EDF Statement from Elizabeth Gore, Senior Vice President, Political Affairs

January 8, 2020
Dave Kuntz,, (202) 573-3570

Today, Representative Frank Pallone, Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Subcommittee chairs Representatives Bobby Rush and Paul Tonko, released their framework for a comprehensive climate change bill.

Environmental Defense Fund advocates bold action to reduce climate pollution and achieve a 100% clean future for the United States and the world.

“Climate change is damaging America’s economy, health, and national security. Chairman Frank Pallone and Representatives Rush and Tonko are demonstrating leadership by putting forward this framework and committing to a transparent process for legislative action that will reduce emissions and tackle the challenge of climate change; protect communities and families; and promote clean energy jobs and a strong American economy. EDF looks forward to working with the Committee as it develops bold, durable legislation.”

-Elizabeth Gore, Senior Vice President, Political Affairs, Environmental Defense Fund

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