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  • Press Release April 19, 2016   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on Secretary Jewell’s ‘State of the Parks’ Address

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell’s “State of the Parks” address today, LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:

    “Secretary Jewell has articulated a bold vision for the future of America's parks and public lands. She is spot-on that we need more parks--both stunning landscapes and places that tell the story of all Americans--more investment in our booming outdoor economy, and a recognition that some places are just too precious to ...More

  • Press Release April 19, 2016   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Congratulates Hillary on New York Win

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Hillary Clinton was announced as the winner of the 2016 Democratic presidential primary in New York.

    “Congratulations to Hillary on another huge win in this primary!” said LCV president Gene Karpinski. “Last week, LCV outlined why we believe Hillary is the environmental champion who should be the next president, which she ably demonstrated by unveiling her plan to address environmental injustice.

    “New York Democratic voters chose the candidate who represented them in the ...More

  • Press Release April 13, 2016   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on Hillary Clinton's Environmental Justice Plan

    Washington, D.C. – Today, Hillary Clinton released her plan to fight for environmental and climate justice. In response, LCV president Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:

    “Hillary Clinton’s environmental justice plan says everything about why her vision for a cleaner, safer and more just world is exactly what we need in our next President. Smart, realistic policies that will improve the health and wellbeing of our families have become a hallmark of Hillary’s candidacy. Her plan ...More

  • Press Release April 12, 2016   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on the Energy and Commerce Flint Hearing

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In reaction to today’s Senate Environment and Public Works Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight Subcommittee hearing and in anticipation of Wednesday’s joint hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Environment and the Economy and on Health on the ongoing lead-poisoning health crisis in Flint Michigan, LCV Legislative Representative Madeleine Foote issued the following statement:

    “It is shameful that these Republican Senators spent today attacking the Clean Water Rule, which protects ...More

  • Press Release April 11, 2016   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on Sewall-Belmont House National Monument Designation

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - On reports that President Obama will designate the Sewall-Belmont House in Washington, D.C. a national monument, LCV’s Vice President for Government Affairs Sara Chieffo issued the following statement:

    “We are thrilled that President Obama is yet again showing his forward-looking vision for the next 100 years of America’s parks by creating the Belmont-Paul Women's Equality National Monument and adding this historic site to the National Park System. LCV cares deeply about voting ...More

  • Press Release April 5, 2016   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Action Fund Endorses Baron Hill for U.S. Senate

    WASHINGTON, DC— The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, today announced its endorsement of former Congressman Baron Hill for U.S. Senate from Indiana. Through a long and distinguished career in public office, Hill has fought to grow Indiana’s clean energy economy and is committed to addressing climate change.

    “We’ve made great strides to address climate change in the past few months, but there ...More

  • Press Release April 4, 2016   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Announces First Field Campaign in 2016 Senate Race

    Field campaign in Nevada highlights differences between Catherine Cortez Masto and Rep. Joe Heck

    Las Vegas, NV - Today, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) launched their first field effort in support of a Senate candidate for the 2016 cycle. The initial persuasion canvass campaign, which LCV is investing over quarter million dollars in, will be in support of Catherine Cortez Masto and will focus on voters in the greater Las Vegas area.

    The campaign will highlight ...More

  • Press Release April 1, 2016   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on Amicus Brief from Members of Congress in Support of Clean Power Plan

    Washington, DC: Today, more than 200 current and former members of Congress weighed in with the federal court in support of the EPA’s landmark Clean Power Plan. In response, LCV’s Vice President of Government Affairs Sara Chieffo issued the following statement:

    “This is a big statement. This brief, from a bipartisan group of legislators spanning 38 states, is a powerful reminder that the EPA’s actions to reduce the pollution fueling climate change are clearly consistent ...More

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