Environmental Defense Fund Statement on the Events in Charlottesville

August 14, 2017
Keith Gaby, kgaby@edf.org, 202-572-3336

“The hatred and violence on display in Charlottesville was deeply disturbing to all of us. White Supremacy is a sickening and destructive ideology, and we all must stand united against it. The organizations on the front lines of this fight have shown enormous courage and they have the full support of the EDF community.

“While EDF’s focus is on ensuring clean air, clean water, and a healthy environment, America cannot achieve a better future in an atmosphere of hate. Our thoughts are with those who were injured and with the families of Heather Heyer, Lieutenant Cullen, and Trooper Bates.”

— Fred Krupp, president, Environmental Defense Fund

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