UPDATED 06/03/08: SUPPORT FOR BOXER/LIEBERMAN/WARNER SUBSTITUTE TO THE CLIMATE SECURITY ACT
June 2, 2008
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SUPPORT FOR BOXER/LIEBERMAN/WARNER SUBSTITUTE TO THE CLIMATE SECURITY ACT
Washington, DC - Major businesses, entrepreneurs, government leaders, labor, environment, and sportsmen's organizations are expressing strong support for action in the Boxer/Lieberman/Warner Substitute to the Lieberman/Warner Climate Security Act.
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, said, "As Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, I am gratified that support continues to build for the Boxer/Lieberman/Warner bill."
Letters and statements from the groups listed are posted below, and will be updated as additional letters arrive.
NRG Energy Inc.
Public Service Enterprise Group
Building and Construction Trades Department AFL-CIO
The Building Trades Department includes the following unions:
o International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers
o International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers
o International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmiths, Forgers and Helpers
o International Brotherhood of Teamsters
o International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers
o International Union of Elevator Constructors
o International Union of Painters and Allied Trades
o Laborers' International Union of North America
o Operative Plasterers' and Cement Masons' International Association of the United States and Canada
o Sheet Metal Workers' International Association
o United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry of the United States and Canada
o United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, AFL-CIO
Laborers' International Union of North America
International Union of Operating Engineers
United Association of Journeyman and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada
International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger of California
The United States Conference of Mayors
Gavin Newsom, Mayor of San Francisco, CA
Gregory J. Nickels, Mayor of Seattle, WA
National Association of Clean Air Agencies
Council for a Livable World's Veterans' Alliance for Security and Democracy
Letter signed by Alcoa * Calpine Corporation * Environmental Defense Action Fund * Exelon Corporation * FPL Group * General Electric * Interfaith Power and Light Campaign * International Brotherhood of Boilermakers * Izaak Walton League of America * National Grid * National Parks Conservation Association * National Wildlife Federation * Natural Resources Defense Council * NRG Energy, Inc. * Pew Environment Group * PG&E Corporation * Public Service Enterprise Group * Trout Unlimited * UA