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Aspen represented in D.C.

Aspen Times Staff Report
Aspen, CO Colorado

ASPEN ” Aspen’s Canary Initiative director, Kim Peterson, is in Washington, D.C., with more than 100 local government climate and energy leaders from across the country as part of the Local Climate Leadership Summit.

The summit is taking place as the House Energy and Commerce Committee considers landmark climate and energy legislation sponsored by Reps. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and Ed Markey, D-Mass.

Aspen will be represented at the national level as part of an effort to ensure that federal climate and energy policies recognize and support the role of local governments in reducing energy consumption, creating new green jobs and cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

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