WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld released this statement in reaction to the State Department extending the comment period for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline:
“This is great news! Today’s announcement by the State Department that it is extending the comment period makes us even more confident that the harmful Keystone XL tar sands pipeline will ultimately be rejected. Not only
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today announced that they’ve added Congressman Cory Gardner to their Dirty Dozen program and kicked off a $1 million television ad campaign highlighting his Big Oil ties. The first ad, “Wrong Way,” reminds Colorado voters that Gardner has taken more than $450,000 in contributions from the oil and gas industry while repeatedly voting to protect their tax breaks, subsidies and giveaways. It begins airing
New alliance will grow environmental majority across party lines
WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters and the NRDC Action Fund announced today that they are drawing on their collective strengths to create LeadingGreen, a powerful new alliance in the environmental and political communities.
LeadingGreen will create focused, collaborative power brokers in both advocacy and elections – a team that can target exactly the right pressure points to grow the environmental majority across party lines. It
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 Aimee Belgard for Congress (NJ-3). Belgard has a strong environmental record standing up to corporate polluters and supporting commonsense policies that invest in a clean energy economy while protecting our planet for future generations.
“Aimee Belgard has stood up to corporate polluters while fighting hard to protect our environment, and
WASHINGTON, DC – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement in reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision today in McCutcheon v. FEC, striking down aggregate contribution limits on donations to political candidates. LCV also joined with a number of organizations as part of a larger group response.
“The same Court that decided Citizens United has made wealthy polluters even more powerful. A closely divided Supreme Court today
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 Rep. Brad Schneider for re-election in Illinois’s 10th congressional district. In his first year in Congress, Rep. Schneider earned an impressive 96 percent on LCV’s 2013 National Environmental Scorecard, showing his commitment to preserving our environment, building a clean energy economy and protecting the Great Lakes.
“Congressman Brad Schneider has been
WASHINGTON DC—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement following the release of the Obama administration’s strategy to curb methane emissions, a part of his Climate Action Plan:
“This keeps up the steady drumbeat of progress on implementation of the President’s Climate Action Plan. We’re pleased that the Obama administration is elevating the need to address methane emissions. It’s another sign of the President’s commitment to confronting the climate crisis at a
Targets constituents across eight states following Wednesday’s vote
WASHINGTON, DC – Following passage in the House on Wednesday, the League of Conservation Voters today launched a series of web ads holding 11 Republican and Democratic members of Congress across eight states accountable for their vote on HR 1459, the so-called ‘Preventing New Parks Bill.’ The Facebook ads start running today, thanking eight Representatives for voting against the legislation, and holding three Representatives accountable for voting