AUGUST 5, 2021
Washington, DC — More than 1,500 clergy and faith leaders from across the United States are calling on President Biden and EPA Administrator Michael Regan to support the strongest possible clean car standards.
The religious leaders stated, in part, that “the climate crisis is a challenge of racial, economic, and generational justice, and we call on the Biden administration to meet it with an eye towards the most vulnerable in our communities. Choosing to make less efficient vehicles isn’t just wasteful—it is a moral travesty. Children, our elders, low wealth and Black and Brown communities are all suffering disproportionately due to increased pollution and climate-fueled disasters.”
The religious leaders are asking the Biden EPA to: