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LCV Statement on Staff Announcements for House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

Feb 26, 2019

Holly Burke, 202-454-4554,

Washington, DC: In response to House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Chair Kathy Castor’s announcement of Ana Unruh Cohen as Staff Director and Alison Cassady as Deputy Staff Director, LCV issued the following statement from Tiernan Sittenfeld, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs:

“We are thrilled by the announcement of these veteran climate change leaders, which follows the appointment of the many climate champions making up the majority on this important committee. We congratulate Ana Unruh Cohen and Alison Cassady on their new posts, and we are confident this excellent staff leadership team will work with the members of the Select Committee to shine a badly-needed spotlight on the true costs of climate inaction and the solutions that will provide for cleaner, healthier communities in a more just and equitable way.”