For Immediate Release:
April 22, 2016
Contact: Katie Lewallen, 318-617-3258
Joe Heck & Sharron Angle, Climate Change Deniers
On Earth Day, American Bridge is highlighting Congressman Joe Heck and Sharron Angle’s poor records on environmental issues.
“GOP senate candidates Joe Heck and Sharron Angle are unconcerned with protecting Nevada’s natural wonders and resources. Their records show a commitment to big polluters like the Koch brothers and oil companies over the Silver State’s environment,” said American Bridge President Jessica Mackler. “Ignoring scientific evidence, Angle and Heck have joined the GOP ranks in climate change denial. Nevada’s next senator should believe in combating climate change, not in boosting billionaires’ bottom lines.”
Climate Change Denier
2012: HECK AVOIDED DIRECTLY ANSWERING IF HE BELIEVED CLIMATE CHANGE WAS OCCURRING…
October 2012: When Asked If He Believed Climate Change Was Happening, Heck Declined To Answer The Question. According to Public Radio International, “To clarify, I asked Heck if he believes climate change is happening. ‘Well, I […]Read more after the jump.