Any aid for U.S. airlines and cruise ship industries should include requirements to address pollution, Senate Democrats say in a letter to House and Senate leaders.
- “Given the poor environmental records of some companies in these industries, we believe that any such financial assistance should be paired with requirements that companies act in a more responsible fashion,” Democrats say in letter
- NOTE: Letter led by Sen.
Sheldon Whitehouse, signed by seven other Democratic senators
- Democrats say any “massive bailout” should require reductions in carbon emissions
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