CARE FOR CREATION
from the Center for Biological Diversity
NOTE: Pax Christi USA signed onto this letter.
WASHINGTON— A diverse coalition of groups today urged House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic caucus to elect Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) as the next ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Natural Resources. In today’s letter, the groups make a strong case for why Grijalva’s unwavering commitment to protecting America’s long-term environmental security makes him the right choice to succeed Rep. Peter DeFazio, who is expected to become ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
Grijalva, long-recognized for his leadership for conserving the nation’s resources as a public trust, is currently ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation, co-chair of the House Progressive Caucus.
“Congressman Grijalva has been one of our strongest voices for environmental stewardship, protection of public lands and endangered wildlife, and environmental justice…
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