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LCV Statement on Senator Martin Heinrich and Senator Tom Udall’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 Martin Heinrich and Senator Tom Udall’s leadership during the Senate’s series of all-night speeches pressing for action on climate change:

“We’re thrilled that Senators Heinrich and Udall joined with 29 colleagues from across the country to stand up to corporate polluters and give a voice to New Mexico citizens demanding action on climate change. New Mexico is already seeing climate impacts, including more extreme droughts, stronger wildfires, and pine beetle infestations. We congratulate Senators Heinrich and Udall on their leadership and will continue working with them to push for action to confront the climate crisis.”