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As Record Heat Persists, Schatz Commends Biden Administration On New Actions To Protect People From Extreme Heat

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) released the following statement after President Joe Biden announced new actions to protect workers and communities from extreme heat intensified by climate change.

“Right now, millions of Americans are feeling a direct impact of the climate crisis. These record heatwaves are dangerous to everyone, and especially those working jobs that require them to be outdoors. I’m glad the Biden Administration is taking action to help communities be informed about and protected from the effects of extreme heat.”