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
WASHINGTON, DC—The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) and the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, announced today its endorsement of Julia Brownley for re-election to Congress (CA-26). Representative Brownley works hard to protect public health, preserve our environment and invest in clean energy.
“Representative Julia Brownley supports strong action to combat climate change because she understands that we have a moral obligation to protect our planet for future generations,” said LCV Action Fund
WASHINGTON DC— League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement ahead of the vote in the House today on HR 1459, the so-called ‘Preventing New Parks Bill,’ which would gut a President’s main park-creation authority, the Antiquities Act, at a time when Congress is refusing to advance dozens of bipartisan, locally supported bills to protect some of America’s last remaining pristine areas:
"Voting for this bill amounts to voting to prevent new parks
WASHINGTON DC—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement on the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ draft rule clarifying the scope of the Clean Water Act:
“This is an important step forward for restoring the true scope of the Clean Water Act and protecting our nation’s waterways. This rule will protect vital streams and wetlands that provide drinking water for over 117 million Americans, filter pollution, and
Targets constituents across 12 states ahead of vote this week
WASHINGTON, DC - The League of Conservation Voters launched a series of web ads today encouraging 18 Republican and Democratic members of Congress across 12 states to vote against HR 1459, the so-called ‘Preventing New Parks Bill.’ The Facebook and Google ads will start running today, ahead of the expected vote on the bill Wednesday in the House.
“This bill would break the tool that