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Denver, Colorado – The League of Conservation Voters Action Fund (LCVAF) and National Resources Defense Council Action Fund (NRDC) announced their endorsements of Sen. Michael Bennet's re-election today, lauding his work to address climate change, protect the environment, champion renewable energy and protect Colorado's natural treasures.
"Senator Michael Bennet has been a champion when it comes to tackling climate change and protecting our environment, and we are excited to support his re-election," said Tiernan Sittenfeld, LCVAF Senior Vice President for Government Affairs. "Michael has fought for clean air and water, worked to protect Colorado's natural treasures like the Hermosa Creek Watershed from drilling, and led efforts to increase renewable energy. Earlier this spring, during the Senate’s budget debate, he elevated the economic and national security threats posed by climate change and the need for action. We know Michael will continue to fight for our environment as Colorado's Senator for years to come, and we look forward to continuing to work with him."
"We've known Senator Michael Bennet for years, and there's no doubt that he'll continue the fight against climate change and be a leader working with us to protect the environment and our natural resources," said Heather Taylor-Miesle, Director of the NRDC Action Fund. "Michael is a clean air hero who has fought against efforts to gut the Clean Air Act. He has led bipartisan efforts to protect the Hermosa Creek Watershed, Chimney Rock and Browns Canyon, and even passed amendments to make the fight against global climate a national security priority. We are proud to support his re-election."
"The League of Conservation Voters Action Fund and the NRDC Action Fund are working tirelessly to champion our environment and help address the threat of global climate change and I'm grateful for their support in this campaign," said Sen. Michael Bennet. "Addressing climate change, protecting our environment and investing more in renewable energy are important priorities that reflect Colorado values, and I'm committed to making progress in these areas as Colorado's senator."
LCV has 1.3 million total members and more than 60,000 members in Colorado.
READ MORE ABOUT MICHAEL BENNET'S RECORD OF CHAMPIONING ENVIRONMENTAL CAUSES HERE.
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