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LCV Statement on Senator Ben Cardin’s Leadership Following All-Night Climate Speeches in the Senate

Mar 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC –League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski released this statement on Senator Ben Cardin’s leadership during the Senate’s series of all-night speeches pressing for action on climate change:

“We’re thrilled that Senator Cardin joined with 30 colleagues from across the country to stand up to corporate polluters and give a voice to Marylanders demanding action on climate change. Maryland is already seeing climate impacts, including rising sea levels, less productive fisheries, and more frequent heat waves. We congratulate Senator Cardin on his leadership and will continue working with him to push for action to confront the climate crisis.”