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  • Press Release November 4, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement on Senate's Latest Vote to Block the Clean Water Rule

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Senate voted to permanently block the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers’ Clean Water Rule with S.J. Res. 22, a Congressional Review Act “Resolution of Disapproval.” In response, LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:

    “Not content with the failure of Senator Barrasso’s Dirty Water bill yesterday, Republican Senate leadership decided to continue their assault on clean water by resorting to an obscure and extreme tactic to permanently block pollution ...More

  • Press Release November 4, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement on State Dept Rejection of TransCanada’s Request for Suspension of KXL Permit Application

    Washington, DC – In response to the State Department’s rejection of TransCanada’s request for a suspension of their Keystone XL pipeline permit application, LCV Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld issued the following statement:

    “We couldn’t agree more with the State Department’s decision. After such a long review process this was a ridiculous ploy from TransCanada. We’re confident that President Obama will build on his climate leadership once again by swiftly rejecting this dirty ...More

  • Press Release November 3, 2015   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on Defeat of Sen. Barrasso’s Dirty Water Bill

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Senate voted down S. 1140, Senator Barrasso’s Dirty Water bill. In response, LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:

    “Defeating this bill is a win for everyone who cares about clean, safe drinking water. Senator Barrasso’s Dirty Water bill is no more than a polluter-backed assault on the clean water our families, communities, and businesses depend on. Not only would this legislation have blocked vital protections for the drinking water ...More

  • Press Release November 3, 2015   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on Energy & Commerce Subcommittee Passage of Resolutions Attacking EPA’s Clean Power Plan

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Energy and Power Subcommittee’s passage of H.J.Res. 71 and 72, which would remove EPA limits on carbon pollution from power plants, LCV Vice President of Government Affairs Sara Chieffo issued the following statement:

    “It’s no surprise that some of polluters’ best friends in Congress are once again pushing radical resolutions to permanently stop the EPA from limiting carbon pollution from power plants. These extreme measures ignore the broad and ...More

  • Press Release November 2, 2015   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on TransCanada Requesting Suspension of Keystone Permit

    Washington, DC – In response to TransCanada requesting a suspension of their Keystone XL pipeline permit, LCV Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld issued the following statement:

    “Suspending the Keystone XL permit application at this point would be absurd. This is nothing more than another desperate and cynical attempt by TransCanada to build their dirty pipeline someday if they get a climate denier in the White House in 2017. President Obama and Secretary Kerry ...More

  • Press Release October 29, 2015   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on the Senate Republican Energy and Environmental Working Group

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the creation of the Senate Republican Energy and Environmental Working Group, LCV Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld issued the following statement:

    “We are encouraged by the creation of the Senate Republican Energy and Environmental Working Group and the desire of these senators to more closely align themselves with the majority of Americans who strongly support action to reduce carbon pollution, promote clean energy, and protect our air, ...More

  • Press Release October 28, 2015   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on Rep. Paul Ryan’s Nomination for Speaker of the House

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Republicans nominated Rep. Paul Ryan for Speaker of the House. In response, LCV Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld issued the following statement:

    “As the next Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan has an opportunity for a fresh start. We hope he will heed the widespread support from both Democrats and Republicans for protecting the environment and public health, including addressing the climate crisis, promoting clean energy, and safeguarding ...More

  • Press Release October 28, 2015   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on CNBC GOP Debate

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – At the CNBC Republican primary debate tonight, the moderators asked Senator Graham and Governors Christie, Jindal and Pataki about climate change. In response, LCV Senior Vice President of Campaign Daniel J. Weiss issued the following statement:

    “We commend the CNBC debate moderators for bringing up the critical issue of climate change. We were sorely disappointed that the Republican candidates failed to present solutions for the expensive threat posed by climate change, and failed ...More

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