(WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 23, 2019)—Today, Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) announced the House Energy and Commerce Committee will prioritize hearings and legislation to put the country on a path to a 100% clean economy.
The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is a strong advocate for 100% clean across the U.S. economy, not just the utility sector. That ambitious goal means that by 2050 the United States will produce no more climate pollution than we can remove.
“Rep. Pallone is showing real leadership by working to move the country to a 100% clean economy. This effort to address the climate crisis will help insulate us from the worst impacts of climate pollution, bolster our economy, improve our kids’ health, and protect our communities. We look forward to working with the committee to develop legislation to achieve a clean energy future.”
- Elizabeth Gore, EDF Senior Vice President, Political Affairs
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