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LCV Statement on Senator Bill Nelson’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 Bill Nelson’s leadership during the Senate’s series of all-night speeches pressing for action on climate change:

“We’re thrilled that Senator Nelson joined with 30 colleagues from across the country to stand up to corporate polluters and give a voice to Floridians demanding action on climate change. Florida is already seeing climate impacts, including sea level rise, stronger storms, and more frequent heat waves. We congratulate Senator Nelson on his leadership and will continue working with him to push for action to confront the climate crisis.”