Sen. Jeff Merkley

Climate & Energy

An argument against Murkowski’s radical attempt to overrule EPA scientists

Today one of my Republican colleagues introduced a proposal to brazenly overturn sound scientific work done by our nation’s leading public health experts and prohibit the Environment Protection Agency from doing its job to protect the health and welfare of …

Climate & Energy

Clean energy is an easy choice

Cross-posted from Daily Kos. The past few months the political debate inside and outside the beltway has largely been centered on health care reform, but I wanted to take a moment and turn the discussion to the big battle looming …