Hollywood lobbies for clean energy bill

Three popular actors are lobbying for an environmental bill in D.C.

Actor and activist Leonardo DiCaprio, Gossip Girl's Chace Crawford and the face of Apple commercials' Justin Long lead the campaign driven by viral videos and social networking.

The National Resources Defense Council Action Fund (DiCaprio is a trustee) launched the effort called "This is Our Moment," People Magazine reported.

The link on the group's website has the three actors, along with actress and singer Emmy Rossum and Juno's Jason Bateman and others asking Congress to pass the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act. The act promises to stimulate the economy by creating millions of jobs in the clean energy sector, according to the Environment and Public Works website.

"Tell your senators to vote for strong, clean energy jobs," Justin Long said in the video.

The Board of Directors also boasts some of Washington's key power players and their relatives including Ari Emanuel, brother of White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel and founder of the Endeavor Talent Agency in Beverly Hills, and John Podesta, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress. The group's executive director is Peter Lehner.

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