WASHINGTON, DC — League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement on the so-called “Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act,” a dirty water bill that halts the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers’ draft rule to clarify the jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act and essentially prevents any future proposals to protect our small streams and wetlands:
“Republican leaders in the House are demonstrating once again
WASHINGTON DC — League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement ahead of consideration in the Senate today of Senate Joint Resolution 19, a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions, which opened the floodgates for polluter money in politics:
“The special interests that are polluting our air, water and climate are the same ones that are polluting our democracy. People across the country are frustrated by the
September 17th will be a GreenStorm
WASHINGTON, DC – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund announced today that more than $4 million has already been raised or contributed for Federal and State candidates through the GiveGreen program this election cycle. This is the most money ever collected through GiveGreen during a single election cycle and is double the amount raised in the 2012 cycle.
LCV Action Fund, working with NRDC Action Fund
WASHINGTON DC — The following is a statement from Gene Karpinski, President of the League of Conversation Voters, in response to Senator Rand Paul’s comments criticizing Secretary Hillary Clinton’s speech at the National Clean Energy Summit:
“In her remarks yesterday, Secretary Clinton demonstrated a clear and compelling vision of a new clean energy economy, and made it clear that fighting climate change is a top priority. On the other hand, Senator Paul’s response reflects a
Urge California members of Congress to support the Government By The People Act
Oakland, CA – The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) and the national League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today announced a new campaign, The Price We All Pay, to curb the influence of polluter money in elections. As part of the campaign, the groups are urging California members of Congress to co-sponsor the Government by the People Act, and are raising awareness of
Land sides with Kochs’ opposition to pollution cuts
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today released a new television ad highlighting Terri Lynn Land doing the bidding of the Koch Brothers by ignoring climate science and opposing limits on carbon pollution as their front groups work to buy her a Senate seat. The ad, “Koch Land 2,” begins airing this week in the Grand Rapids media market.
“Terri Lynn Land
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 Gwen Graham for Congress (FL-2). Graham will safeguard our environment and grow our clean energy economy.
“Gwen Graham will work to create bipartisan solutions that invest in clean energy jobs and protect our planet for future generations,” said LCV Action Fund President Gene Karpinski. “She will support efforts to safeguard
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 Cory Booker for re-election to the U.S. Senate from New Jersey. Though Senator Booker has served less than a full term in the U.S. Senate, his commitment to protecting our environment is strong and compelling, as are his environmental achievements from his tenure as Mayor of Newark, New Jersey.