Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, today made the following remarks regarding Earth Day 2009:

Senator Boxer said: "On this Earth Day we need to dedicate ourselves to addressing global warming, because it is the biggest challenge we face. I call on all my colleagues in the Senate to step up to the plate and help us pass a global warming bill that will be good for the environment and good for the economy."

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