Washington, D.C. – In response to Donald Trump’s speech today, LCV Senior Vice President of Communications David Willett issued the following statement:
“We've heard enough. Trump's divisive language has made him a shocking candidate, but today he just pandered to the fossil fuel industry with a carbon-copy energy plan that could have been lifted directly from Mitch McConnell. As Big Polluters’ new best friend, Trump’s 'plan' is pro-drilling, anti-EPA and is dangerous to our clean
Washington, D.C. – In anticipation of the House motion to conference with the Senate energy bill, LCV Vice President of Government Affairs Sara Chieffo issued the following statement:
“The House version of this energy bill is a grab bag of stale pro-polluter policies and attacks on our environment that increases carbon pollution at a time when the United States has committed to fighting climate change. This sweeping package further entrenches fossil fuels, fails to make the
Washington, D.C. – In response to new reports about the contents of Rep. Kevin Cramer’s energy recommendations to Donald Trump in advance of his speech in North Dakota tomorrow, where he is expected to outline his energy proposals, LCV National Press Secretary Seth Stein issued the following statement:
“Rep. Cramer’s recommendations to Trump might as well be titled 'big polluters first.' He is echoing Trump’s radical and dangerous goal of severely cutting the EPA and recommending
Washington, D.C. – In response to the announcement of a final bicameral agreement to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act, LCV president Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:
“For far too long, our nation’s broken chemical law has allowed toxic chemicals into our homes and workplaces, putting the health of all Americans in jeopardy and contributing to a dramatic rise in health problems like cancer, infertility, and learning disabilities. Reforming this 40 year-old law has been
Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Today, conservationists united behind Senate candidate Russ Feingold as he pledged to take on the largest challenge of our generation, climate change. On behalf of the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, LCV Action Fund President Gene Karpinski and Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Executive Director Kerry Schumann joined Russ Feingold to highlight his strong commitment to our environment and to advocate for Feingold’s return to the U.S. Senate.
Washington, D.C. – In response to reports about the contents of Rep. Kevin Cramer’s energy recommendations to the presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump, LCV National Press Secretary Seth Stein issued the following statement:
“Trump and Cramer are two peas in the climate denial pod, who would make reckless attacks on the progress we have made in the fight against climate change. News reports reveal that climate denier Cramer appears to be recommending environmental policies that include
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 Dan Kildee for re-election to Congress (MI-5). Congressman Kildee has fought to protect our environment, including access to clean water and Michigan’s Great Lakes.
“Congressman Kildee is a true environmental champion, fighting every day to ensure our children and grandchildren inherit a safe and healthy planet,” said LCV Action Fund
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 Suzan DelBene for re-election to Congress (WA-1). DelBene is a tried-and-true environmental leader who consistently advocates for clean energy initiatives and defends our nation’s public lands.
“Congresswoman DelBene is a true champion for the environment who advocates forcefully for more clean energy and more parks for all of