50th Anniversary of Earth Day

PRESS STATEMENT

MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE

APRIL 22, 2020

Today, the United States observes the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day. The United States is proud of its record as a world leader in promoting clean water and air, conserving natural resources, and protecting nature while driving economic growth and fostering resilience to natural disasters at home and abroad. The United States is also a world leader in providing clean and affordable energy to our citizens and providing secure energy to other countries, thanks to our innovative private sector. (Full Statement)