Schumer, Gillibrand Urge Obama to Cut Carbon Pollution from Power Plant

Jun 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Story

U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand sent a letter to President Obama today, describing the devastation that Hurricane Sandy caused in New York, to urge him to set limits on carbon pollution from power plants. Scientists have warned that global warming is helping to intensify extreme weather events, and power plants are the largest source of the carbon pollution that’s fueling global warming. The letter, which was also signed by senators from Connecticut and New Jersey, was loudly applauded by Environment New York and others.

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