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ELPC Statement Applauding U.S. House of Representatives’ Passage of Legislation to Combat Climate Change, First in a Decade

ELPC Statement Applauding U.S. House of Representatives’ Passage of Legislation to Combat Climate Change, First in a Decade

Statement by Howard A. Learner
Executive Director, Environmental Law & Policy Center 

“We are pleased that the U.S. House of Representatives today has taken an important step forward in combating climate change by passing the Climate Action Now Act,” said Howard Learner, Executive Director at the Environmental Law & Policy Center. “We are thankful to members of the Midwest delegation who stepped up and voted yes on The Climate Action Now Act.”

“The Midwest delegation in the U.S. Congress understands the vital need for the federal government to honor its commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement and for the U.S. to be a leader on climate change solutions. For the first time in 10 years, today’s vote in the House moves us in the right direction on climate change and for a better future.”

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