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  • Press Release 25 Sep 2013  |  Intern Admin

    LCV Statement on Extreme Proposals to Raise the Debt Ceiling

    WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski released this statement in response to extreme proposals by Republican leaders in Congress that would endanger the environment in return for raising the debt ceiling:

    “Congress should pass a bill to raise the debt ceiling that’s clean in every sense of the word. Extreme Republican leadership in the House and Senate shouldn’t be tacking on any anti-environmental riders, especially those that threaten our environment, force ...More

  • Press Release 20 Sep 2013  |  Intern Admin

    LCV Statement on EPA’s Proposed Standard for New Power Plants

    WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski released this statement on the EPA’s proposed new standard for carbon emissions for new power plants:

    “It’s a great day for public health and a clean energy future. These limits on carbon pollution are so common sense that most Americans assume they’re already in place. Carbon pollution is creating conditions that increase asthma attacks and extreme weather like floods, heat waves, and droughts nationwide. ...More

  • Press Release 20 Sep 2013  |  Intern Admin

    Reps. Grijalva and Lujan Join LCV to Highlight Impacts of Climate Change on Latino Community

    Encourage support for the EPA's upcoming limits on carbon pollution from new power plants

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Hispanic Heritage month continues, the League of Conservation Voters joined Representative Raúl Grijalva (AZ-3), a member of the House Committee on Natural Resources and Representative Ben Ray Luján (NM-3), a member of the Safe Climate Caucus, to push for action on climate change. They discussed the impact of climate change on the Latino community, and highlighted the ...More

  • Press Release 17 Sep 2013  |  Intern Admin

    LCV Statement on EPA’s Water Connectivity Report

    WASHINGTON DC—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld released this statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s scientific report and draft rule on the Waters of the U.S.:

    We are pleased that the EPA is relying on strong, peer-reviewed science to confirm the important connection between upstream headwaters, streams, and wetlands and downstream waters. These valuable waterways, which filter pollution, prevent flooding, and impact the drinking water sources for over ...More

  • Press Release 05 Sep 2013  |  Intern Admin

    LCV Launches Third Ad Criticizing Coffman’s Climate Change Denial

    Part of nationwide campaign to hold climate change deniers accountable

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today launched a third ad as part of its television ad campaign criticizing Representative Mike Coffman for denying the proven science of climate change. The ad begins running this week in the Denver market and is part of a nearly $2 million nationwide LCV campaign to hold climate change deniers in Congress accountable for their ...More

  • Press Release 04 Sep 2013  |  Intern Admin

    LCV Launches Ad Campaign Praising Sen. Collins’ Environmental Leadership

    Highlights her leadership on energy efficiency bill to save consumers money & create jobs

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    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today launched a television ad campaign praising Senator Susan Collins for her co-sponsorship of bipartisan energy efficiency legislation, which would save consumers money on their energy bills and create thousands of jobs. The ad, “Stuck,” begins running this week in the Portland market.

    “Senator Collins leadership on this energy efficiency ...More

  • Press Release 28 Aug 2013  |  Intern Admin

    What Anti-Science, Extreme Remark will Cuccinelli Make Tomorrow?

    WASHINGTON – What anti-science, extreme remark will Ken Cuccinelli make tomorrow? In the past, including in his book, he has been proud about the fact that he disagrees with 97 percent of climate scientists and rejects the basic fact that climate change is a problem. If Cuccinelli is asked about the biggest environmental problem facing Virginians, he may re-use some of the extreme quotes he’s made in the past or he may surprise us with ...More

  • Press Release 27 Aug 2013  |  Intern Admin

    WLCV Delivers Petition with More Than 50,000 Signatures to Senator Johnson

    Demanding he apologize for inflammatory rhetoric & stop denying climate change

    WASHINGTON, DC – The Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) today delivered a petition with more than 50,000 signatures to Senator Ron Johnson’s state offices demanding that he apologize for his recent inflammatory rhetoric and stop blocking action on climate change. The petition was signed by WLCV and national LCV members and follows the release of LCV’s newest TV ad targeting Senator Johnson ...More

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