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April 21, 2010
SENATOR CARDIN TO ADDRESS UMCP STUDENT GROUP ON ENVIRONMENT & IMPORTANCE OF CLEAN ENERGY
Senator Urges Passage of Clean Energy Bill to Reduce Carbon Emissions
On Friday, April 23, U.S. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD) will address members of the University of Maryland for Clean Energy about the need for our nation to develop a clean energy policy that will “shift us away from dirty, unsafe fuels of the 19th Century to cleaner, safer fuels of the 21st Century.”
The Senator is a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and has been a strong supporter of clean energy and climate change legislation. He has co-sponsored the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act, which would provide significant investment in the clean fuels, clean vehicles and public transportation. He also has co-sponsored the International Climate Change Investment Act, which promotes the economic leadership and competitiveness of clean energy.
- WHAT: Senator Cardin to address members of University of Maryland for Clean Energy
- WHEN: Friday, April 23 at 2 pm.
- WHERE: University of Maryland College Park,
Stamp Student Union, Benjamin Banneker Room (2nd Floor)