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April 21, 2010

UMD for Clean Energy Hosting Ben Cardin Friday

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CONTACT: Susan Sullam, 410-962-4436

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)

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Find out more about our event and our efforts on climate legislation here
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