Washington (December 19, 2021) – Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chair of the Climate Change, Clean Air, and Nuclear Safety Subcommittee released the following statement on Build Back Better Act negotiations.

“Major climate and clean energy provisions of the Build Back Better Act have largely been negotiated, scored for ten years, and financed. Let’s pass these provisions now. We cannot let this moment pass.

“Americans are vulnerable right now. We cannot lose millions of jobs and our competitive edge against China and the European Union, nor forgo justice and the future of our planet.”