Leaders of the nation's major Black churches, including (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)
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Black Churches Show Support for Obama’s Environment Plan

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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