McConnell Amendment #836 Would Undermine the Clean Air Act -- EDF

Statement on Sen. Mitch McConnell’s Proposed Amendment to the Budget – March 26, 2015

March 26, 2015


Sharyn Stein, 202-572-3396,  

“Senator McConnell’s amendment is the latest installment of his campaign to persuade states to turn their backs on the Clean Air Act. The impact would be more harmful pollution from old power plants and less clean energy. Congress should not undermine the Clean Air Act, which is an American success story for cleaning our air while growing our economy.”

Jeremy Symons, EDF Senior Director for Climate Policy

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