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 Luis Gutiérrez for Congress (IL-04). Congressman Gutiérrez supports climate action legislation, clean energy initiatives and public health protections.
“For two decades, Congressman Luis Gutiérrez’s fiery voice has been essential in Congress—he’s an experienced environmental ally who we can count on in the fight against climate change,” said LCV Action Fund
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the release of the proposed Bureau of Land Management rules on methane emissions from oil and gas drilling on federal lands, LCV Legislative Representative Madeleine Foote issued the following statement:
“We are grateful that Secretary Jewell and President Obama have proposed these important standards, which are another key piece of the puzzle to reduce dangerous methane pollution that is contributing to the climate crisis. Beyond their climate implications, these regulations
WASHINGTON D.C. — The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who support and work for sound environmental policies, today announced its endorsement of Patrick Leahy for reelection to the U.S. Senate from Vermont. Senator Leahy is a lifelong advocate for protecting our environment, combating climate change and safeguarding Vermont’s natural landscapes.
“For forty years, Senator Leahy has been a critical leader in our fight to protect our environment and
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Senate vote to override President Obama’s veto of the Clean Water Rule Congressional Review Act “Resolution of Disapproval,” LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:
“Republican Senate leadership once again demonstrated their willingness to put the interests of big polluters ahead of drinking water protections for one in three Americans. Time and again they ignore the fact that the Clean Water Rule enjoys overwhelming public support because people
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to President Obama vetoing the Congressional Review Act “Resolution of Disapproval” of the EPA and Army Corps’ Clean Water Rule, LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:
“President Obama was right to swiftly veto this radical attack on the Clean Water Rule, protecting the clean water of Americans across the country. It's outrageous that he had to take this step at all given that the Clean Water Rule enjoys overwhelming
Washington, D.C. - In response to the conversation about climate change and clean energy during the fourth Democratic primary presidential debate LCV National Press Secretary Seth Stein issued the following statement:
“The NBC debate moderators deserve credit for directly addressing the critical issue of climate change. While it is unfortunate Hillary Clinton did not have a chance to answer the question, we know she is a climate champion with the experience and passion to meet
WASHINGTON, DC—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund and the Sierra Club, which represent two of the nation’s leading environmental organizations, joined forces today to endorse Senator Patty Murray for re-election to the U.S. Senate from Washington. Senator Murray is a champion for growing our clean energy economy, tackling the climate crisis and safeguarding our public lands.
“Senator Murray has an outstanding record, and is a real leader in protecting our planet and
Washington, D.C.—Tomorrow, the Obama Administration is expected to announce a pause on most new coal leases on public lands until a comprehensive environmental review is completed. In response, LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:
“This is great news for our environment, taxpayers and local communities! It’s high-time we hit pause on the outdated federal coal program. Kudos to President Obama and Interior Secretary Jewell for taking the first steps towards fixing a broken system