Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) received the
endorsement of the Georgia Sierra Club for the July 15
Democratic Primary election.
Nature has no better friend in Congress than John Lewis,” said Georgia Sierra
Club President Norman Slawsky.
Sierra Club was one of the
first organizations to endorse John Lewis when he first
ran for Congress,” Slawsky said. “We have continued to
endorse John Lewis’ candidacy since then because of his
dedication to preserving and protecting the
am deeply grateful to the Sierra Club and its leadership
for their many years of support,” said Rep. Lewis.
“I have always stood with them and they have always
stood with me on protecting our environment. As I
have said in the past, we have a right to know what is
in the food we eat, what is in the water we drink and
what is in the air we breathe.”
Lewis currently serves as Chairman of the Ways &
Means Oversight Subcommittee which conducts oversight of
all programs within the jurisdiction of the full Ways
and Means Committee.
Sierra Club operates a trio of environmental
initiatives: "Smart Energy Solutions," which aims to
shift Americans from reliance on fossil fuels and
nuclear power to a safe, clean energy future built on
efficiency, renewable fuels and innovative technologies;
"America's Wild Legacy," which works to protect wildlife
and their habitats and to preserve wild and special
places; and "Safe and Healthy Communities," which aims
to free communities from pollution of water, air and
1892, the Sierra Club has been working to protect
communities, wild places, and the planet itself.
It is the oldest, largest, and most influential
grassroots environmental organization in the