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Sen. Merkley Introduces Bill to Prohibit Bank Holding Companies From Facilitating Fossil Fuel Production


WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 -- Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., has introduced legislation (S. 4835) to "prohibit bank holding companies from facilitating fossil fuel production from new sources or new or expanded fossil infrastructure that would drive such production."

The bill was introduced on Oct. 21. It was referred to the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee.

For more information, Sen. Jeff Merkley, 313 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510; 202/224- . . .

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