Statement of EDF President Fred Krupp on the Retirement of Rep. John Dingell

February 24, 2014


Keith Gaby, 202-572-3336,

 “The tremendous scope of Rep. Dingell’s legacy of environmental achievements encompasses nearly every major environmental and conservation statute that has moved through the U.S. House of Representatives. Since his election in 1955, he has provided remarkable leadership in the passage and oversight of our nation’s most important and successful environmental laws. Among many others, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Wilderness Act all bear his mark.

“The foundation of environmental laws that benefit all Americans would not exist without Rep. Dingell. I thank him for his extraordinary commitment to environmental protections.”

     — Fred Krupp, President of Environmental Defense Fund 

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