Earth Day


  • Earth Day 2015

    Today marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. Since the first Earth Day, the United States has made significant strides in improving the quality of our environment: our air, water, land and natural resources. As a U.S. Senator, I strongly believe that we have a duty to preserve the environment not just so we can h... … 

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  • Recognizing the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day

    Yesterday marked the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. The first Earth Day in 1970 brought into sharp focus the need to protect our environment and led to the introduction of key Federal legislation such as the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, and the Resource Conse... … 

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