Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia Recognizes John Podesta’s Appointment as Excellent Opportunity for Imperial Valley and Local Lithium Efforts

John Podesta at CTR Lithium Valley Campus Launch

(Sacramento, CA) — Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on California’s Lithium Economy, has issued the following statement regarding John Podesta’s appointment  to replace John Kerry as President Biden’s top climate change diplomat.  


“John Podesta’s appointment is an excellent opportunity for our Imperial Valley, Salton Sea communities, and California. He understands our local climate priorities and the critical role our region plays in powering our nation’s clean energy future. He most recently joined us in Calipatria for the CTR Lithium Valley Campus groundbreaking. We celebrate John Podesta’s appointment as President Biden’s top US climate change diplomat.”