Sen. Jay Rockefeller.On Tuesday, Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) issued a statement saying that he will vote for the Murkowski resolution because it is "a vote for a strong West Virginia economy." I don't doubt Sen. Rockefeller's commitment to West Virginians, but it's simply appalling that the Chairman of the Senate Science Committee plans to vote the wrong way on a fundamental science issue. No matter how many times supporters say otherwise, a vote for the Murkowski resolution of disapproval is a vote to deny climate science by overturning EPA's science-based finding that global warming pollution is dangerous to Americans' health …
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Dan Lashof is director of NRDC's climate and clean air program.
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