Since the Tea Party took hold of Congress two years ago, they’ve renewed efforts to abolish the EPA, voted to strip essential environmental
Contrary to the ideological rhetoric of the Tea Party, protecting our environment and expanding
our economy go hand-in-hand. 21st Century American innovation in green and renewable energy will create countless new, private-sector jobs – jobs that will be around for decades to come. Offering tax incentives to companies that reduce or eliminate carbon pollution will offer market solutions to our overdependence on foreign oil, and a strong EPA will ensure that our children have clean air to breathe and clean water to drink. With the support of the Sierra Club and the League of Conservation Voters, I’m proud to say that I will defend our environment in Congress. I hope you will join us!
Find out more on my positions on the environment here.