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Curbelo: EPA Head’s Denial of Carbon Emissions Impact on Climate Change Reckless

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Washington, D.C., March 9, 2017 | comments
“Rising carbon emissions have been a contributing factor to climate change for decades. That is a scientific fact and the reality facing communities like my district. The EPA is tasked with the very responsibility of helping to lower the impact of carbon emissions, and for Mr. Pruitt to assert otherwise without scientific evidence is reckless and unacceptable.”
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Representative Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), co-founder and chair of the bipartisan Climate Change Solutions caucus, released the following statement commenting on Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s comments today regarging CO2 emissions:

“Rising carbon emissions have been a contributing factor to climate change for decades. That is a scientific fact and the reality facing communities like my district. The EPA is tasked with the very responsibility of helping to lower the impact of carbon emissions, and for Mr. Pruitt to assert otherwise without scientific evidence is reckless and unacceptable.”
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