Washington, DC – League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement following reports that President Obama is expanding the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.
"This is a great day for our oceans. President Obama has already protected more land and water than any other president in history, and he continues to lead by example by creating the largest marine protected area in the world. The expanded Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument will provide refuge
WASHINGTON, DC—The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) and the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, announced today their endorsement of Bryan Caforio for Congress (CA-25). Caforio is committed to fighting climate change, growing our clean energy economy and addressing environmental crises like the Aliso Canyon gas leak in Porter Ranch, California.
"The residents of Los Angeles and Ventura counties deserve a representative who is going to always protect public health and fight for green
Washington, DC – Today, President Obama has designated the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.
League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement:
“Designating the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is a terrific way to celebrate the National Park Service's 100th birthday and expand access to our public lands. As people across the country are getting out to find their park on the centennial anniversary of the National Park Service, President Obama, Secretary
Washington D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) along with Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), Dina Titus (D-NV), and Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) held a tele-press conference to mark the centennial of the National Park Service and call for the protection for more special places.
On the call, LCV and these members of Congress discussed the importance of our national parks, the need to build an all-encompassing parks system, which is reflective of our country’s
WASHINGTON, DC— The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, announced today its endorsement of Shelli Yoder for Congress (IN-09). Yoder has been a strong proponent for clean energy as a local elected official.
"Shelli Yoder is a staunch advocate for Hoosier families – she will fight to grow our clean energy economy and create good-paying jobs right here in Indiana," said LCV Action
Washington D.C. — The League of Conservation Voters Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, and the New York League of Conservation Voters, which works to make environmental sustainability a top political and policy priority in New York State, jointly announced their endorsement of Colleen Deacon for election to Congress in New York’s 24th district.
The former Regional Director for Central New York under U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Colleen Deacon
Nelson Will Work to Protect our Drinking Water
WASHINGTON, DC— The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, announced today its endorsement of Tom Nelson for Congress (WI-08). Nelson is a dedicated public servant who will fight to preserve Wisconsin for our children and grandchildren.
"Tom Nelson has been a leader in addressing one of the most pressing issues facing our country—the threat of climate
Washington, D.C. – In response to the release of the final EPA and NHSTA Phase 2 Heavy Duty Truck Efficiency Rule, LCV Vice President for Government Affairs Sara Chieffo issued the following statement:
“The release of these final heavy-duty truck fuel efficiency standards are another key piece of President Obama’s climate leadership legacy. The product of work completed by both the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, this rule is the most