WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released the following statement ahead of a vote in the House today on H.R. 3826, legislation that would turn a blind eye to the climate crisis by allowing power plants to continue spewing unlimited amounts of carbon pollution into the air:
“This extreme bill would gut the EPA’s ability to cut carbon pollution, prevent EPA scientists from doing their job, and let power plants
WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement on the release of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final standards making gasoline cleaner and curbing harmful tailpipe emissions from passenger vehicles, which is supported by a cross-section of groups from across the health and environmental communities:
“At a time when more than 1 in 3 Americans are living in areas with poor air quality, these commonsense standards will help clean our
LCV Victory Fund & Sierra Club Political Committee ad shows Jolly is dangerously out-of-touch
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – LCV Victory Fund and the Sierra Club Political Committee today launched a $350,000 television ad campaign hitting Florida House candidate David Jolly for being dangerously out-of-step with his district on climate change. The ad, “Ignore,” begins airing this week across the district and will run through Election Day on March 11th.
“David Jolly shouldn’t serve
WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement following the retirement announcement from Congressman John Dingell, a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee. Congressman Dingell earned an impressive 93% score on LCV’s 2013 National Environmental Scorecard:
“John Dingell’s retirement is truly the end of an era. He’s played an integral role in enacting countless cornerstone environmental laws, from the Endangered Species Act, to the Clean Water Act, to the
WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement following the retirement announcement from Congressman Rush Holt, Vice-Chair of the Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition and a member of the Safe Climate Caucus. Congressman Holt earned an impressive 96% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard:
“Rush Holt has been an incredible champion for the environment. He’s never been afraid to stand up to Big Oil and corporate polluters while fighting
WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement on President Obama’s announcement this morning on improving the fuel efficiency of American trucks. Karpinski joined President Obama for his announcement, which builds on implementation of the President’s historic Climate Action Plan:
“The President’s announcement doubles down on his climate legacy and moves forward with implementation of his historic Climate Action Plan. Heavy trucks are the second-highest and fastest-growing source of
House Republican average continues to decline
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WASHINGTON, DC - The League of Conservation Voters today released the 2013 National Environmental Scorecard tallying the performance of every member of Congress on the year’s key environmental votes. The Scorecard, with new features for sorting and displaying data, is available at scorecard.lcv.org.
“There is a jarring disconnect between the frightening climate change developments of 2013 and the results of the 2013 National Environmental Scorecard,”
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – As he mulls running for Senate in New Hampshire, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today launched a $200,000 television ad campaign highlighting that former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown voted to protect Big Oil’s taxpayer-funded subsidies just weeks after receiving thousands in campaign contributions from oil companies. The ad, “Friends,” begins airing this week across New Hampshire and will run through February 19th.
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