Rally at US Capitol to end fossil fuel subsidies

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Supporters of the newly introduced End Polluter Welfare Act rallied at the U.S. Capitol May 10 to hear Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Keith Ellison, along with 350.org climate activist and author Bill McKibben, Brent Blackwelder of Friends of the Earth, and Ryan Alexander of Taxpayers for Common Sense call for an end to all taxpayer subsidies to the US fossil fuel industry,  The bill is estimated to eliminate more than $110 billion in subsidies during the next 10 years.

Also see:  End Polluter Welfare Act would eliminate more than $110 billion in subsidies to the fossil fuel industry

 

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