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  • Press Release September 30, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV’s Ohio Program Statement on the Committee Recommendation on Clean Energy Standards

    OHIO — The state legislative committee charged with studying Ohio’s clean energy standards made their recommendation today to indefinitely continue the freeze on Ohio’s standards. In response, Beth Nagusky, LCV Ohio Policy Director, issued the following statement:

    “The committee today ignored the overwhelming evidence before them that showed that Ohio’s clean energy standards reduce electric bills, grow the Ohio economy, create jobs in the state while protecting public health and the environment. Instead they rehashed polluter-funded ...More

  • Press Release September 30, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement on Passage of House Energy Bill Out of Committee

    WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the passage of the House Energy bill out of the Energy and Commerce Committee, LCV Vice President of Government Affairs Sara Chieffo issued the following statement:

    “The House Energy bill that passed out of the Energy & Commerce Committee today marks yet another missed opportunity to combat climate change, reduce carbon pollution, and expand clean energy. The final legislation pushed by extreme members of the committee puts a heavy ...More

  • Press Release September 29, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement on the Expiration of the Land and Water Conservation Fund

    Washington, DC – Tomorrow, America’s best parks program – the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) – will expire after 50 years of overwhelming success. In anticipation of the expiration, LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:

    “This is a major blow to conservation efforts around the country and to America’s outdoor recreation future. There is clear bipartisan support in the House and the Senate to reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund today and ...More

  • Press Release September 29, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement on Gov. Bush's Energy Plan

    Washington, DC – In response to the release of Gov. Jeb Bush’s energy plan, LCV Senior Vice President of Campaigns Daniel J. Weiss issued the following statement:

    “Governor Bush’s energy plan is a carbon bomb. It ignores sound science and undoes any meaningful progress we have made combatting climate change. To please big oil and the other polluters that fund his campaign, Bush is ignoring the majority of Republican voters who believe the climate is changing. ...More

  • Press Release September 28, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement on Shell Abandoning Arctic Drilling

    Washington, DC – Today, following Shell’s decision to abandon Arctic drilling, LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:

    "Good riddance Shell! We are thrilled that Shell is abandoning its plans to drill in the Arctic Ocean. Arctic drilling threatens the local environment and contributes to global climate change. We hope the Obama Administration will take this opportunity to turn against Arctic drilling once and for all and block future efforts by Big Oil to drill ...More

  • Press Release September 28, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement on Updates to EPA Agricultural Worker Protection Standards

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    Washington, DC – Today, the EPA released the first update to the agricultural worker protections standards in 22 years. In response, LCV Chíspa National Director Jennifer Allen issued the following statement:

    “This is an incredibly important step forward for environmental justice, protecting the health of our nation’s farmworkers and the Latino community, who have been needlessly exposed to dangerous pesticides that poison tens of thousands of workers every year. Many of the ...More

  • Press Release September 28, 2015   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV's Ohio Program Statement on the Anticipated Committee Recommendation on Clean Energy Standards

    OHIO — The state legislative committee charged with studying Ohio’s clean energy standards is expected to make its recommendation on whether to end Ohio’s freeze on those standards this coming week. In anticipation of the announcement, Beth Nagusky, LCV Ohio Policy Director, issued the following statement:

    “Reinstating Ohio’s clean energy standards is good for our state – these standards will grow our economy, protect the environment and public health, and are instrumental in the fight against ...More

  • Press Release September 26, 2015   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on Secretary Jewell's Remarks During Pope Francis’ Visit to Independence Hall

    Washington, DC – Today, in response to Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell’s remarks during Pope Francis’ visit to Independence Hall in Philadelphia, LCV Land Conservation Fellow Andy French issued the following statement:

    “We couldn’t agree with Pope Francis and Secretary Jewell more – we have a moral obligation to preserve our shared planet for generations to come. Their backdrop today, the historic Independence Hall, is the perfect setting to emphasize the importance of preserving our ...More

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