NRDC Action Fund Endorses 17 Clean Energy Champions

NRDC Action Fund Endorses 17 Clean Energy Champions

WASHINGTON (April 13, 2022) – The NRDC Action Fund, a national environmental organization, announced today it has endorsed another 17 candidates for election to the U.S. House, U.S. Senate and two governorships.

“It’s never been more important for lawmakers to help lower energy costs for American families by standing up to the fossil fuel industry and securing a clean energy future,” said Kevin S. Curtis, executive director of the NRDC Action Fund. “We’re proud to support these candidates because they are in the thick of that fight, working to build a better future for their constituents by growing clean energy jobs, cutting fossil fuels pollution and working to solve the climate crisis.”

The newly endorsed candidates are:


  • JB Pritzker (D-Ill.)
  • Steve Sisolak (D-Nev.)

U.S. Senate

  • Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.)

U.S. House

  • Cindy Axne (D-Iowa) (IA-3)
  • Don Beyer (D-Va.) (VA-8)
  • Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.) (DE-AL)
  • Sean Casten (D-Ill.) (IL-6)
  • Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) (FL-14)
  • Jason Crow (D-Colo.) (CO-6)
  • Bill Foster (D-Ill.) (IL-11)
  • Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) (WA-7)
  • Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) (OH-9)
  • Lucy McBath (D-Ga.) (GA-6)
  • Mikie Sherrill (D-N.J.) (NJ-11)
  • Melanie Stansbury (D-N.M.) (NM-1)
  • Greg Stanton (D-Ariz.) (AZ-9)
  • Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) (VA-10)

The NRDC Action Fund is endorsing its largest-ever slate of House and Senate candidates during the 2022 political cycle and endorsing in gubernatorial races for the first time. NRDC Action Votes, an affiliated political action committee, raises millions of dollars for these and other pro-environment candidates through, a donor platform that has already raised more than $12 million for pro-environment candidates this cycle.