WASHINGTON D.C. – In response to a poison pill rider on the California drought being added to the final Water Resources Development Act, the League of Conservation Voters’ (LCV) Legislative Representative Madeleine Foote issued the following statement:
“Once again Republican Congressional leadership is playing games with the health and safety of the people of Flint, Michigan. Adding a poison pill rider undermining the Endangered Species Act and threatening thousands of fishing jobs sets up a false
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the EPA announced its proposed determination on the mid-term evaluation of the clean car and fuel efficiency standards, which will protect public health, combat climate change, reduce our dependence on oil and save consumers money. In response, LCV’s VP of Government Affairs Sara Chieffo released the following statement:
“Moving full speed ahead to clean up our cars is just plain commonsense. It is good for our pocketbooks, our health, and our climate.
Washington, DC – In response to the announcements of President Elect Trump nominating Rep. Tom Price for Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Elaine Chao for Secretary of Transportation, LCV Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld issued the following statement:
“Trump’s administration is looking more and more like a who’s who of climate deniers and Big Polluter allies. Both nominations announced today – Rep. Tom Price for Secretary of Health and Human Services,
Washington, D.C. – In response to Trump’s statements to the New York Times that he is keeping an “open mind” on the Paris climate agreement, LCV Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld issued the following statement:
“Hopefully, Trump really will keep an ‘open mind’ on the Paris climate agreement, which is an enormous step forward in the global battle to address the devastating impacts of climate change. President Obama and his administration helped bring
Washington, D.C. – In response to president-elect Donald Trump’s video released today previewing what actions he will take during his first 100 days in office, LCV Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld issued the following statement:
“Trump's plan for his first one hundred days in office must have Big Polluters salivating. According to his own video, it’s clear yet again that Trump’s energy policies are coming straight from polluting fossil fuel industries, which
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WASHINGTON D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski and Texas League of Conservation Voters (TLCV) Executive Director Elizabeth Doyel issued the following statements in anticipation of Saturday’s public meeting in El Paso on the Castner Range National Monument proposal:
“We’re thrilled the El Paso community will have the opportunity to share their vision to permanently protect the Castner Range as a national monument with the
Coalition statement from 21 NGOs included below LCV statement.
Washington, DC - In response to the release of the final offshore drilling plan for 2017-22 by President Obama’s Interior Department, LCV President Gene Karpinski released the following statement:
“We enthusiastically applaud President Obama’s decision to say no to offshore drilling in the pristine Arctic Ocean, which is ground zero for the impacts of climate change. This decision builds on his earlier move to exclude the Atlantic Ocean
Washington, DC – In response to the Democratic and Republican Senate caucuses electing their leadership teams for the 115th Congress, LCV Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld issued the following statement:
“When it comes to the environment, this chart really says it all. The contrast between the incoming Democratic and Republican leadership teams in the Senate is astonishing. While Senator McConnell sides with polluters every step of the way, we are confident that Senator