WASHINGTON –League of Conservation Voters (LCV) National Press Secretary Jeff Gohringer released this statement on Cory Gardner’s latest ad on energy issues. This is Gardner’s latest attempt at dodging the facts on energy that he doesn’t want to talk about on the campaign trail.
“Cory Gardner’s opposition to EPA safeguards is more proof that he’s outside the mainstream and just doing the bidding of the Koch Brothers. His extreme agenda may work for his special
WASHINGTON, DC —League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement on President Obama’s expansion of the Pacific Remote Island Marine National Monument, creating the world’s largest network of protected oceans that are off limits to commercial activity:
"Today’s announcement is great news for an area that is already experiencing the devastating impacts of climate change. This new monument will help safeguard vulnerable coral reefs and countless species of birds, fish, and marine life.
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 Staci Appel for Congress (IA-3). Appel’s commitment to fighting climate change and desire to expand America’s clean energy economy will help protect the vitality of our environment.
“As a state Senator in Iowa, Staci Appel consistently supported our clean energy economy and will continue her leadership as a strong environmental ally
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 Pat Murphy for Congress (IA-1). Murphy will work to grow our clean energy economy and conserve our environment.
“As a state legislator, Pat Murphy worked hard to expand Iowa’s wind industry and bring clean energy jobs to the state, a matter he’ll continue to pursue for our country as a
WASHINGTON, DC —League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Legislative Director Sara Chieffo released this statement following President Obama's announcement of a new executive order at the United Nations Climate Summit in New York, requiring federal agencies to factor climate resilience into the design of their international development programs and investments:
“President Obama’s announcement today on climate resiliency is yet another wake-up call for climate change deniers. In a week that kicked off with about 400,000 people
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 Michelle Nunn for U.S. Senate from Georgia. Nunn will support commonsense solutions that protect our environment, grow our clean energy economy and preserve our air, water and public lands.
“Michelle Nunn will work across the aisle to create jobs, expand our clean energy economy and protect our environment for generations
WASHINGTON, D.C.– With just 47 days until the November midterms, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund and the NRDC Action Fund PAC along with our allies raised over $360,000 in an effort featuring four U.S. Senate candidates: Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Senator Mark Udall (D-CO), Congressman Bruce Braley (D-IA), and Congressman Gary Peters (D-MI). This was a part of yesterday’s #GreenStorm campaign, the first ever environmental effort to bring a wide range of
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WASHINGTON – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today released a television ad highlighting Joni Ernst’s comments pledging to shut down the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and consider privatizing Social Security, which would risk the health and future of Iowa families. The ad, “Enough,” starts running next week in the Cedar Rapids, Davenport and Des Moines media markets.
“Joni Ernst’s own words are clear. Ernst discussed ‘privatizing Social