Edwards Announces New Hampshire Endorsement of Environmentalists for Edwards

(Epping, NH) -- Today at a house party in Epping, John Edwards announced the endorsement of Environmentalists for Edwards, a group of environmental leaders from across New Hampshire who will help advise the campaign on environmental issues and help spread the message about John Edwards’ comprehensive plan to fight global warming and build a New Energy Economy.

The group will be chaired by Rep. Jay Phinizy and Rep. David Essex, the Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively of the House Environment and Agriculture Committee. The members of the committee are Joanne Allison Sparks, North Conway environmental activist; Maureen Westrick of Intervale and founder of the Fertile Valley Initiative; Margaret Ridgely , North Sandwich member of New Hampshire Audubon; Samuel Wasmuth, Wolfeboro member of Sierra Club; Jennifer Snow, Stratham environmental activist; Kay Delanoy, Keene environmental activist; Donna Thompson, Derry environmental activist; Joseph Cullum, Spofford environmental activist and Ron Poltak, Auburn environmental activist.

John Edwards has been the leading voice in this race on environmental issues,” said Phinizy. “He has driven the environmental debate by being the first candidate to offer a comprehensive plan to fight global warming and the first major candidate to commit to running a carbon neutral campaign. John Edwards has innovative ideas about ending our dependence on foreign oil and creating a new energy economy that will help bring rural communities back to life and create new, good-paying jobs. I am proud to endorse him today and look forward to working to help elect him the next President ofthe United States.”

To view John Edwards’ plan to halt global warming, achieve energy independence and jumpstart a new energy economy, go to http://www.johnedwards.com/issues/energy/ 

John Edwards is traveling throughout New Hampshire July 28th and 29th attending house parties and town halls. For the full schedule of events, please visit http://www.johnedwards.com/nh/events/

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