EDF Statement on Election of Senator Kevin De Leon as President Pro Tempore of California Senate

June 16, 2014


Joaquin McPeek, 916-492-7173, jmcpeek@edf.org

“Environmental Defense Fund congratulates Kevin De Leon on being elected the new President Pro Tempore of the Senate. Senator De Leon is a strong environmental leader who will play a key role in realizing California’s clean energy potential and furthering our commitment to job growth and cleaner air. We look forward to a continued and expanded partnership with Senator De Leon to marshal innovative policies that strengthen the environmental and economic vitality of California.”

-Lauren Faber, West Coast Political Director of Environmental Defense Fund

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