"We are quite pleased that the President has kept his commitment to confront the greatest challenge of our lifetime: climate change," said LWVUS President MacNamara in reaction to the Obama Administration's new proposal limiting the amount of carbon pollution for new power plants.
EDITORIAL NOTE: This guest blog post was written by Karen Price, Vice President, Lynn Wolbarst, Environmental Specialist and Launa Zimmaro, Director and Environmental Specialist of the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts
EDITORIAL NOTE: This blog post was originally posted on President Elisabeth MacNamara's Huffington Post blog.
In 1920, suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt founded the League of Women Voters(LWVUS) to democratize the vote. Since then, League members across the country have worked tirelessly to strengthen our democracy and ensure equality for all.
Following today’s EPA proposal of the first-ever national carbon pollution standards for new power plants, a coalition of environmental and progressive groups, supporting strong clean air standards, pledged their support for this important action.