31 Jan '17, 10pm

Thank you @SenatorCantwell for standing up to fossil fuel interests and opposing Perry nomination

The following is a statement from Earthjustice Vice President of Litigation for Climate & Energy Abigail Dillen in response to President-elect Trump’s reported nomination of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to head the Department of Energy: “Today the Trump team gave the oil and gas industry a trifecta at the expense of the vast majority of Americans who understand the urgency of acting on climate change and transitioning away from fossil fuels to clean energy. These nominations would give the wealthiest oil executives in the country unprecedented power over our daily lives—from the air we breathe to the water we drink. “President-elect Trump has nominated an oil company CEO who has bankrolled climate-denying science to be Secretary of State. He has nominated a climate-denying state Attorney General who has used his power to do the bidding of the oil and gas industry to head t...

Full article: http://earthjustice.org/news/press/2016/earthjustice-resp...

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