Statement of EDF President Fred Krupp on the Retirement of Rep. Henry Waxman

January 30, 2014
Sharyn Stein, 202-572-3396,
“Rep. Waxman’s accomplishments over a four decade career cannot be overstated. He has advanced environmental progress in this country and around the world. His leadership to guard and strengthen the Clean Air Act improved the air we breathe, reduced acid rain and protected the ozone layer. And with Rep. Markey in 2009, he successfully ushered his landmark climate change legislation through the House of Representatives and in doing so, moved our country closer to a clean energy future.  

“The American public is losing one of its greatest environmental champions in Congress. I thank Rep. Waxman for his immeasurable contributions to making our world a healthier, cleaner and safer place.”

         — Fred Krupp, President of Environmental Defense Fund 

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