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LCV Statement on Senator Patty Murray and Senator Maria Cantwell’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 Murray and Senator Cantwell’s leadership during the Senate’s series of all-night speeches pressing for action on climate change:

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