Environmental Defense Fund Launches Campaign to Promote Carbon Pollution Limits

September 10, 2013


Keith Gaby, 202-572-3336, kgaby@edf.org
Sharyn Stein, 202-572-3396, sstein@edf.org

(Washington, D.C. – September 10, 2013) Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today announced a major new campaign to support President Obama’s plan to limit carbon pollution from power plants. 

The effort will include online, print and display advertising in four states and Washington, D.C.

“Right now there are no limits at all on the largest source of carbon pollution,” said Keith Gaby of EDF.  “The President’s plan will finally put in place sensible limits, which are supported by both leading businesses and environmentalists. Every member of Congress needs to decide if they are in favor of these reasonable limits, or prefer the status quo of no limits at all on carbon pollution from its largest source.”

The ad campaign will include:

  • A large online effort in four states — New Hampshire, Illinois, Arizona, and Pennsylvania – and Washington, D.C.
  • A homepage “takeover” of Politico.com on September 18, the day that a House hearing about the President’s climate plan is scheduled
  • A full page ad in the Washington Post
  • All the ad space in the Union Station stop on the Washington, D.C. Metro – the station used by Senators and their staff 

The ads stress the choice of reasonable limits on carbon pollution from power plants or no limits at all, as well as documenting support for the President’s plan from leading businesses.

The online ads call on specific Senators to show their support for these policies to promote clean air. A Spanish-language version of the online ads will also run in Arizona and Illinois.

You can see all the ads on our website,

Or view specific ads at the links below:

See the Union Station ads here or see photos of the ads as they appear in Union Station:

See the online ads here:

See the online Spanish-language ads here:

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