Thursday, March 19, 2009
League President to Testify Before Select Committee on Global Warming Washington, D.C. - March 19, 2009 - Andy Clarke, President of the League of American Bicyclists, will speak at the Select Committee Energy Independence and Global Warming hearing titled "Constructing a Green Transportation Policy: Transit Modes and Infrastructure"http://globalwarming.house.gov/mediacenter/pressreleases_2008?id=0099#main_content today, March 19, 2009 at 9:30 a.m. at the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2203, Washington, D.C. Chairman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Vice Chair Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) announced the hearing in response to Congress and the Obama administration's pressing agenda items -- global warming, clean energy and job-creating infrastructure projects. Clarke will discuss the considerable role cycling and walking can play in combating climate change and promoting energy independence. Footage of the hearing will be available here. Click here to view Clarke's written statement to the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming.
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