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  • Press Release August 27, 2015   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Releases New Polling on Clean Power Plan

    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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  • Press Release August 24, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV’s Ohio Program Statement on Attacks on EPA’s Stronger Ozone Standards

    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 ...More

  • Press Release August 24, 2015   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Commends President Obama's New Actions on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Obama will announce executive actions that will expand the development of clean energy sources and energy efficiency projects at Senator Harry Reid’s National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas. In response, LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:

    “President Obama's clean energy announcement once again demonstrates his administration’s commitment to combatting climate change, reducing carbon pollution, and modernizing the energy sector. Among other exciting impacts, these actions will spur clean ...More

  • Press Release August 18, 2015   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Commends Obama Administration's New Methane Pollution Standards

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Obama Administration is expected to unveil the first ever methane pollution standards for new and modified sources in the oil and gas industry, with a goal of reducing methane pollution 40-45% by 2025. In response, LCV Legislative Representative Madeleine Foote issued the following statement:

    “The Obama Administration has taken another landmark step in the fight against climate change by proposing the first ever limits on methane pollution from the oil and ...More

  • Press Release August 17, 2015   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on Approval of Shell to Begin Arctic Drilling

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Obama Administration gave final approval allowing Shell to begin drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean. In response, LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:

    “We are deeply disappointed that the Administration has given Shell final permission to drill for oil in the Arctic, a move at odds with President Obama’s otherwise strong leadership combating climate change and expanding our clean energy sectors. Shell, or any other oil company, cannot ...More

  • Press Release August 13, 2015   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Announces Launch of Multi-State Latino Media Campaigns in Support of EPA Clean Power Plan

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    The campaigns, ilumínate and pa’ tu madre…tierra, feature digital banners, social media videos, billboards, print ads, and radio spots in Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico

    Washington, D.C. – In response to President Obama’s unveiling last week of the Clean Power Plan – which sets national limits of carbon pollution from existing power plants – LCV and its Latino organizing programs launched two simultaneous media campaigns in three states, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico, ...More

  • Press Release August 10, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCVAF Statement on Hillary Clinton Announcing Her Opposition to Arctic Ocean Drilling

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today Hillary Clinton announced her opposition to Arctic Ocean drilling. In response the League of Conservation Voters Action Fund released the following statement from Tiernan Sittenfeld, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs:

    “We are very excited to see Secretary Clinton come out in opposition to Arctic Ocean drilling. She recognizes that we have a moral obligation to act on climate for the sake of our children and grandchildren and that Arctic drilling is ...More

  • Press Release August 6, 2015   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on First GOP Primary Debate

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the first Republican primary debate for president, LCV Vice President of Campaigns Dan Weiss issued the following statement:

    “The Republican presidential candidates had an opportunity tonight to listen to their constituents and put forth their plan to combat climate change, protect public health, and grow the economy. Instead, this debate barely addressed the critical issue of climate change, even when recent polling shows a majority of Republican primary voters in ...More

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