WASHINGTON DC—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement on the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ draft rule clarifying the scope of the Clean Water Act:
“This is an important step forward for restoring the true scope of the Clean Water Act and protecting our nation’s waterways. This rule will protect vital streams and wetlands that provide drinking water for over 117 million Americans, filter pollution, and
Targets constituents across 12 states ahead of vote this week
WASHINGTON, DC - The League of Conservation Voters launched a series of web ads today encouraging 18 Republican and Democratic members of Congress across 12 states to vote against HR 1459, the so-called ‘Preventing New Parks Bill.’ The Facebook and Google ads will start running today, ahead of the expected vote on the bill Wednesday in the House.
“This bill would break the tool that
WASHINGTON, DC—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, announced at an event today in Detroit, Michigan its endorsement of Gary Peters for U.S. Senate. Peters works hard to protect our environment and advocates for America to become a leader in clean energy innovation and job creation.
“Gary Peters is committed to preserving our planet for generations, which is why he works so hard
WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski announced today that Carol M. Browner has been elected Chair of the Board of Directors at the League of Conservation Voters. Browner, a former EPA Administrator who served as Assistant to President Obama and director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy, succeeds former board chair Scott Nathan.
“We are excited to welcome Carol Browner as Chair of our Board of
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 Emily Cain for Congress (ME-2). Cain supports action on climate change and advocates for a transition to a clean energy economy that will create jobs in Maine and across the country.
“Emily Cain is a leader who embraces our moral obligation to address climate change,” said LCV Action Fund President
WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters National Press Secretary Jeff Gohringer released this statement following reports that former Senator Scott Brown is refusing to sign the People's Pledge in the New Hampshire Senate race. LCV honored the pledge in Brown's losing Senate race in 2012:
“He's been in this race less than twenty four hours and Scott Brown is already cowering to special interests. Scott Brown knows he can't win this race without
Follows major TV ad buy highlighting his Big Oil ties
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today responded to former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown’s candidacy in the New Hampshire Senate race. LCV spent more than $1.1 million to defeat him in Massachusetts last cycle, and recently launched a major ad campaign across New Hampshire highlighting how Brown voted to protect Big Oil’s taxpayer-funded subsidies just weeks after receiving thousands in campaign contributions
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 Bruce Braley for U.S. Senate from Iowa. Braley has advocated tirelessly for common sense policies that create jobs in renewable energy and protect our lands and waterways.
“Bruce Braley is committed to making America a leader in renewable energy jobs and technological innovations,” said LCV Action Fund President Gene