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As a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Tony Cardenas has actively been involved in overseeing national energy and health policies. He believes that the science is clear. Climate change is not only a threat to America’s security but also to the economy. Because of his support of environmental values, the League of Conservation Voters gives Tony Cardenas a lifetime score of 84%.

In June, the EPA announced its decision to roll back President Obama’s Clean Power Plan (CPP). Months later, the Trump Administration revoked California’s power to use more strict limits on Greenhouse Gas Emissions than the federal government.

In the video below, Tony Cardenas, reacts to the Trump administration’s plan to revoke California’s right to regulate vehicle emissions. He speaks with Bloomberg’s David Westin on “Balance of Power.”

California is one of the largest economies in the world. Additionally, it sets the tone and the pace for progressive environmental protection. We must continue to ensure that our cities continue to thrive and maintain the standards we have set.