Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Formally Endorses Rep. Bob Dold as Clean Energy Champion for Illinois

Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Formally Endorses Rep. Bob Dold as Clean Energy Champion for Illinois

 
Bob Dold has been endorsed by Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions. Please read their endorsement below:


For Immediate Release

Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Formally Endorses
Rep. Bob Dold as Clean Energy Champion for Illinois

November 1st — Today, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) cited Rep. Bob Dold as a 2016 Clean Energy Champion and formally endorsed his re-election bid for U.S. House in Illinois 10th District.

“Rep. Bob Dold has made focusing on commonsense, clean energy solutions that grow the economy, strengthen America’s national security, and preserve the quality of our natural environment a hallmark of his time in the House. CRES is proud to announce Rep. Bob Dold as a 2016 Clean Energy Champion and formally endorse his re-election bid for U.S. House in Illinois 10th District,” CRES Director of Federal Affairs Andrew Bird said.

“In Congress, I have worked across the aisle to build consensus and strengthen conservation programs and policies that promote public health, protect the Great Lakes and keep our air and waterways clean. That’s why I’m especially proud to have the endorsement of Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions. Renewable energy development and technology is an affordable, safe and reliably abundant means by which we can help to protect the economic vitality and national security of Illinois and our country for years to come,” said Rep. Dold.

In the final days of this campaign season, CRES has maintained a steady commitment to ensuring that Clean Energy Champions who place results and commonsense energy policy before partisanship are elected to Congress. To date in 2016, CRES has spent more than $1.7 million in support of U.S. Senate and House candidates that are are focused on advancing renewable energy solutions.

Rep. Dold’s record on clean energy includes:

  • Rep. Dold introduced the Great Lakes Water Protection Act, implementing a 2035 deadline to stop sewage dumping in the Great Lakes, and has also co-sponsored legislation to keep the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative reauthorized and well-funded.
  • Rep. Dold co-sponsored the Mechanical Insulation Installation Incentive Act, bipartisan legislation that would create 25,000 jobs annually, save $35 billion in energy costs, and reduce millions of metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions.
  • Rep. Dold joined with eleven fellow members of Congress to form the House Republican Energy, Innovation and Environmental Working Group.

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