Getting out the vote in Indian Country
Steyer sold himself as the best candidate on climate change and environmental protection. He said he opposed turning over sacred Paiute land to the U.S. military, a position shared by other Democratic presidential hopefuls. Steyer also stressed his opposition to the construction of a high-level nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain.
“I’m the only one in this race who will say climate is my number one priority,” Steyer said. “I’ve been working on this for the past twelve years. I helped to block the keystone pipeline. Every single thing I’ve done in terms of climate and the environment has started with environmental justice.”