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

“We’re thrilled that Senator Durbin joined with 30 colleagues from across the country to stand up to corporate polluters and give a voice to Illinoisans demanding action on climate change. Illinois is already seeing climate impacts, including longer droughts, more frequent heat waves, and increased flooding. We congratulate Senator Durbin on his leadership and will continue working with him to push for action to confront the climate crisis.”