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NRDC Statement on Cong. Waxman as Chairman of House Energy and Commerce Committee


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By: Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

WASHINGTON (November 20, 2008) - In response to the Selection of Congressman Henry Waxman (D-CA) as Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the Natural Resources Defense Council issued the following statement from Karen Wayland, Legislative Director:

"Chairman Waxman has been a leader on global warming for many years, and we look forward to working closely with him in this new role. Our nation faces many challenges, including the climate crisis, and Congressman Waxman understands that we can't delay in taking on these issues. After many years of working with Congressman Dingell on toxics, endangered species, and EPA-related issues, we recognize his important contributions. We will continue to work with him and others in Congress on our nation's most pressing environmental, energy and global warming challenges."

The Natural Resources Defense Council is a national, nonprofit organization of scientists, lawyers and environmental specialists dedicated to protecting public health and the environment. Founded in 1970, NRDC has 1.2 million members and online activists, served from offices in New York, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Beijing. More information on NRDC is available at its Web site: www.nrdc.org

 

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