Statement of EDF President Fred Krupp

October 7, 2013
Keith Gaby, 202-572-3336,
Sharyn Stein, 202-572-3396,

“Heather Zichal’s work at the White House has helped America take important strides towards reducing climate pollution and creating a strong clean energy economy for our nation.

“Zichal helped President Obama create his historic Climate Action Plan, including the proposal for America’s first-ever limits on carbon pollution from new fossil fuel power plants. During her five-year tenure as a top White House advisor on environmental and climate issues, the U.S. also adopted rigorous limits on the toxic mercury emissions from power plants to protect our communities and families, and established historic cleaner car standards that will strengthen our national security, save Americans’ money at the gas pump and cut climate pollution. 

 “We have appreciated Heather’s expertise and know she’ll continue to accomplish great things in the future.”

  • Fred Krupp, Environmental Defense Fund president



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