USW Lauds Manufacturing Senators’ Plan for Clean Energy Manufacturing

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USW Lauds Manufacturing Senators’ Plan for Clean Energy Manufacturing

PR Newswire – WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), today praised the stand taken by Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and nine other senators to ensure that manufacturing is made a centerpiece of any comprehensive energy and climate bill.

"The USW has long believed that ensuring a clean and prosperous planet for our children and rebuilding the American economy can and should go hand in hand," Gerard said. "To accomplish this, we must ensure that any energy and climate bill recognize the unique position of manufacturing industries and provide them the incentives and assistance necessary to lead America into the clean energy future."

The USW President cited the US Senators supporting this manufacturing issue as: Sens. Sherrod Brown, Carl Levin (D-MI), Arlen Specter (D-PA), Claire McCaskill (D-MO), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Robert Casey (D-PA), Mark Warner (D-VA), Kay Hagan (D-NC), Evan Bayh (D-IN), and Robert Byrd (D-WV).

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