EDF Congratulates Biden and Harris After AP Calls Election

Statement of EDF President Fred Krupp – November 7, 2020

November 7, 2020
Keith Gaby, (202) 572-3336, kgaby@edf.org

“The Associated Press has called the election for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Environmental Defense Fund congratulates them on this extraordinary milestone.

“For Americans who care about clean air, clean water and healthy communities, Joe Biden’s policies can open a new window of opportunity for real progress. The United States can now focus on the well-being of the American people — especially those most impacted by pollution and climate change.

“Stopping the spread of COVID-19 and getting help to struggling workers and businesses must be the new administration’s first priority. But as we turn to the work of rebuilding better — not simply restoring what we had before — it is time to get to work building clean cars, trucks and buses and clean energy, for an America with less pollution, more jobs and equity for our hardest-hit communities.

“Joe Biden and Kamala Harris understand the need for a rapid energy transition. Americans overwhelmingly support clean energy and climate action as well.”Let’s work together to create the world our children and grandchildren deserve.”

Fred Krupp, president of Environmental Defense Fund

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