WASHINGTON – In the first presidential debate of the fall campaign, Mitt Romney came equipped with his own distorted facts on energy. Here are the top four:
On Green Businesses:
Romney Claimed: “I think about half of [the green energy businesses the federal government has] invested in, have gone out of business.”
The Facts: As Politico has noted, Romney’s claim is “Not even close. Of the 26 winners of Department of Energy loan guarantees under
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 Rep. Lois Capps for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives for California’s 24th District, citing her impressive 95% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard.
“LCV Action Fund is proud to endorse Congresswoman Capps because she has consistently fought to protect public health and hold Big Oil polluters
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today launched a new phone campaign targeting members of their “Flat Earth Five” program, highlighting their extreme, anti-science views on climate change. LCV will make more than 100,000 phone calls to voters across the five Congressional districts as part of their effort to unseat Rep. Dan Benishek (MI-01), Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle (NY-24), Rep. Dan Lungren (CA-07), Rep. Francisco Canseco (TX-23), and Rep. Joe Walsh (IL-08).
WASHINGTON, DC – The New York League of Conservation Voters Federal Fund (NYLCV) and the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, partnered today to announce their endorsement of Julian Schreibman for the U.S. House of Representatives from New York’s 19th District.
“LCV Action Fund is proud to endorse Julian Schreibman for Congress because he has vowed to stand up to the corporate polluters that
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the first Presidential debate taking place this week in Colorado, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Victory Fund today launched a new $500,000 television ad campaign featuring a former employee of a local wind turbine manufacturing plant who says he recently “got laid off because Mitt Romney and his friends in Congress want to eliminate tax credits for wind energy.” The ad begins airing today in the Denver media market
WASHINGTON – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today named Josh Mandel to its “Dirty Dozen” program, which targets candidates— regardless of party affiliation — who consistently side against clean energy programs that help grow our economy. Mandel’s campaign has received thousands in campaign contribution from Big Oil interests, and he opposes clean energy programs that are creating jobs in Ohio and across the country.
“If Josh Mandel is elected, Ohioans will have a Senator who
WASHINGTON – The Colorado chapter of Americans for Prosperity (AFP-CO), funded by the most notorious oil executives in America - the Koch brothers - shocked absolutely no one this week by coming out against tax incentives for wind energy. Rolling Stone already listed the Koch brothers #2 on their list of politicians and executives who are blocking progress on global warming, citing their "sprawling empire of oil refineries and pipelines" that are “perpetuating the use
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 Nevada State Assembly Speaker John Oceguera for the U.S. House of Representatives in Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District.
“LCV Action Fund is proud to endorse John Oceguera for Congress in Nevada’s 3rd district because he has been a dedicated public servant who always fights for his community instead of