Bloomberg Law
Jan. 14, 2020, 11:01 AM

Where Green Issues Could Matter on Congressional Campaign Trail

Tiffany Stecker
Tiffany Stecker

Three major energy and environmental issues debated in the Democratic-controlled House—climate change, offshore oil drilling, and “forever” chemicals—are starting to surface in the 2020 fight for the majority.

While they will likely again take a back seat in voters’ minds to health care and the economy, and the presidential election will undoubtedly be a heavy factor in down-ballot races, Bloomberg Environment has identified seven races in which green issues could become wedges on the campaign trail as the election year progresses.

California’s 25th District
Rep. Katie Hill’s tumultuous exit from Congress last fall opened up this seat in Los Angeles’ ...

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