Sen. Sanders Discusses Energy and Environmental Block Grants

Senator Bernie Sanders met with Tom Cochran, executive director of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, to discuss the Energy and Environmental Block Grant (EEBG) program. The program, spearheaded by Senator Sanders and Senator Menendez, and included as part of the recently passed energy bill, will provide funding directly to states, cities, towns, and counties to improve energy efficiency in communities, reduce carbon emissions and decrease overall energy use.