Allen called a consistent supporter of clean air, clean water and clean energy.
“On the other hand, Bob Lord has a lot to offer,” Blackwelder said. “He understands that a smart energy policy will grow the economy and create jobs while protecting the environment. He knows how important it is to invest in alternatives to fossil fuels and that Arizona has incredible solar energy potential. When it comes to energy and the environment, Bob Lord offers Arizona residents a cleaner and brighter future.”
Friends of the Earth Action today announced its endorsement of Democrat Dennis Shulman for Congress in the Fifth District of New Jersey. Shulman is challenging incumbent Republican Representative Scott Garrett, who had the worst environmental voting record of the entire New Jersey Delegation this year and last year, and indeed has the worst lifetime record of any member of the delegation.
Friends of the Earth Action President Brent Blackwelder had the following comment in regard to the House energy bill debated today:
“The energy bill discussed in the House today falls far short of what this country needs, and its inclusion of offshore drilling actually moves us in the wrong direction. Debate on this bill has been a waste of energy and a waste of time.