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Black churches show support for Obama’s environment plan
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Black churches show support for Obama’s environment plan

[caption id="attachment_25998" align="alignleft"]environment irmedia-1024x731Leaders of the nation’s major Black churches, from left, the Rev. Dr. Earl D. Trent, Jr., the Rev. Dr. Timothy Tee Boddie, the Rev. Jesse V. Bottoms, Jr., the Rev. Brian K. Brown, Bishop Carroll A. Baltimore and Bishop James B. Walker presented over 10,000 pastors’ signatures to Congressional Black Caucus members in support of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan. (ir+media)[/caption]WASHINGTON – Leaders of the nation’s major Black churches — representing nearly 13 million African-American members — presented over 10,000 pastors’ signatures to Congressional Black Caucus members in support of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan.

The leaders said they are making the effort to push forward the bill, which has a goal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent by 2030.

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