Washington, DC – In response to Senator Marco Rubio’s speech outlining his energy plan, LCV Vice President of Campaigns Daniel J. Weiss issued the following statement:
“Marco Rubio’s energy plan sounds like a wish list of big polluter priorities. He would dismantle public health safeguards, putting our families’ well-being at risk to protect polluters’ profits. Sen. Rubio willfully misleads the American people about the Clean Power Plan, which allows each state to develop the best
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Raleigh, North Carolina – Today, the League of Conservation Voters launched a $640K broadcast and digital ad campaign in North Carolina. The first ad asks viewers to urge Senator Richard Burr to end his opposition to the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, which would place reasonable limits on carbon pollution for the first time. Senator Burr’s dangerous record of supporting unlimited carbon pollution puts the health of North Carolina families at risk.
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Madison, Wisconsin – Today, the League of Conservation Voters and EDF Action launched a new $1.6 million ad campaign in Wisconsin. The first ad tells viewers to urge Senator Ron Johnson to end his opposition to the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, which would place reasonable limits on carbon pollution for the first time. Senator Johnson’s dangerous record of supporting unlimited carbon pollution puts the health of Wisconsin families at risk. The
Washington, DC – LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement about President Obama’s visit to Alaska and his unprecedented trip to the Arctic:
“President Obama’s visit to the Alaskan Arctic is an unprecedented attempt to draw the world’s attention to climate change’s ground zero. It comes shortly after the release of his administration’s Clean Power Plan, which is the biggest step we have ever taken to combat climate change. Indeed, no president has done
Washington, DC – In response to President Obama’s remarks in New Orleans to mark the ten year commemoration of the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina, LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:
“Ten years ago this week, the Gulf region was torn apart by Hurricane Katrina, which did such unprecedented damage that the recovery process is still underway. It is a tragedy that these communities had to pay a bitter price in lives, in homes, and
Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. District Court for North Dakota issued an injunction blocking the EPA and Army Corps’ Clean Water Rule. In response, LCV Legislative Representative Madeleine Foote issued the following statement:
“This is a terrible decision for the 1 in 3 Americans who have already been waiting too long for these vital protections for their drinking water. The District Court for North Dakota’s decision puts the interests of big polluters over people in
WASHINGTON, DC – A new bipartisan poll on President Obama’s Clean Power Plan shows an overwhelming majority of Americans, including a majority of Republicans, want their governors to implement the Clean Power Plan. The poll, conducted for the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) by Democratic pollster Hart Research Associates and Republican pollster Chesapeake Beach Consulting, also confirms a broad majority of Americans are in favor of the Clean Power Plan overall.
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OHIO — In response to the latest industry-backed attacks on the EPA’s proposed update of the ozone standards, Beth Nagusky, LCV Ohio Policy Director, issued the following statement:
“Dirty energy corporations and their allies are once again trying to undermine clean air by making the false accusation that the EPA’s stronger ozone standards are bad news for Ohio. These doomsday claims are straight out of the same tired and failed playbook polluters use every time