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UPDATED 06/03/08: SUPPORT FOR BOXER/LIEBERMAN/WARNER SUBSTITUTE TO THE CLIMATE SECURITY ACT
June 2, 2008

Click HERE for information on the Boxer-Lieberman-Warner Substitute to the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act. 

 



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.

 

Business

  • Alcoa
  • Avista Corporation,
  • Calpine Corporation
  • Constellation Energy
  • E2
  • Entergy Corporation
  • Exelon Corporation
  • FPL Group
  • General Electric
  • National Grid
  • NRG Energy Inc.
  • PG&E Corporation
  • Public Service Enterprise Group

 

Labor:

  • 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

 

Local Government

  • 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
  • Climate Communities

Veterans Organizations

  •  Council for a Livable World's Veterans' Alliance for Security and Democracy

Environmental Organizations

  • Environmental Defense Action Fund
  • National Parks Conservation Association
  • National Wildlife Federation
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Pew Environment Group
  • The Nature Conservancy
Sportsmen's Organizations

  • American Fisheries Society
  • American Sportfishing Association
  • Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
  • B.A.S.S.
  • Bear Trust International
  • Berkley Conservation Institute
  • Boone and Crockett Club
  • Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
  • Dallas Safari Club
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Federation of Fly Fishers
  • International Game Fish Associatio
  • Izaak Walton League of America
  • Mule Deer Foundation
  • National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses
  • National Wildlife Federation
  • Northwest Sportfishing Industry Association
  • Orion the Hunter's Institute
  • Pheasants Forever
  • Pope and Young Club
  • Quail Forever
  • Quail Unlimited
  • Quality Deer Management Association
  • Shimano Sport Fisheries Initiative
  • The Campfire Club of America
  • The Wildlife Society
  • Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership
  • Trout Unlimited
  • Wildlife Forever
  • Wildlife Management Institute

Tribal Organizations 

  •  National Tribal Environmental Council

Faith Organizations expressing support for action

  • Evangelical Environmental Network, Evangelical Climate Initiative
  • National Council of Churches
  • U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • Interfaith Power and Light Campaign
  • Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
  • Jewish Council for Public Affairs

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