***In Case You Missed It***
Westbrook, MAINE - In case you missed it, Democratic Congresswoman Chellie Pingree penned an op-ed in the Portland Press Herald today lamenting the Trump administration’s anti-climate change agenda. Congresswoman Pingree goes on to outline the ways in which she has tried to be a check against the anti-environment policies of the Trump administration and note the dangerous implications of climate inaction for Maine.
“President Trump’s refusal to recognize or address climate change was evident immediately. Within days of taking office, the administration deleted climate science data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s website. At the same time, the Department of Energy’s website ditched its long-standing support for renewable energy and replaced it with a pitch for more fossil-fuel use.
“This willful ignorance harkens to the Dark Ages. But occurring in 2018, after so many incredible advancements made possible through empirical research, it is lunacy that Congress must defend basic science against partisan attacks. Yet here we are…”
You can read the entire op-ed HERE.