Biden Puts Focus on Jobs, Families and Climate

Statement of EDF President Fred Krupp on Presidential Speech – April 28, 2021

April 28, 2021
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“Presidential leadership means facing hard problems – sometimes all at once – and doing what’s necessary to make things better. President Biden understands we are in a climate crisis, and that the bold action we need to confront it can also help American families and the U.S. economy recover from COVID. It is gratifying to have a President who sees the danger, levels with the American people, and offers a strong plan of action.

“President Biden’s plan to create millions of jobs by rebuilding a cleaner economy is exactly the right path. By investing in clean energy and clean transportation he will improve the health of our kids, promote equity and environmental justice, and strengthen our economy.

“Joe Biden is a President who understands the challenges that American families face and takes them on as his own, offering practical plans to make things better. His focus on jobs, education, health care, equity and the environment reflect the priorities of communities and families across the country. EDF looks forward to working to achieve these important goals.”

- Fred Krupp, president of Environmental Defense Fund

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