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Source: United States House of Representatives – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (1st District of Nebraska)

Mar 10, 2020

Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC) –– Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-1) offered the following statement after today’s bipartisan press conference on The Trillion Trees Act.

“This is a great initiative,” Fortenberry said.  “By enhancing biodiversity, habitat, and natural security, we can fight carbon pollution and build a bridge to a sustainable future,” Fortenberry added. 

“The world has experienced a massive amount of deforestation and grassland loss.  I look forward to working with my colleagues to thread this bill’s conservation ethic of tree-planting throughout our foreign assistance programs,” Fortenberry said.


Congressman Jeff Fortenberry is the Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Ag Subcommittee and Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations.