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  • Press Release 10 Apr 2014  |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Action Fund Endorses Aimee Belgard for Congress

    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 Aimee Belgard for Congress (NJ-3). Belgard has a strong environmental record standing up to corporate polluters and supporting commonsense policies that invest in a clean energy economy while protecting our planet for future generations.

    “Aimee Belgard has stood up to corporate polluters while fighting hard to protect our environment, and ...More

  • Press Release 02 Apr 2014  |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement on the Supreme Court’s Decision in McCutcheon v. FEC

    WASHINGTON, DC – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement in reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision today in McCutcheon v. FEC, striking down aggregate contribution limits on donations to political candidates. LCV also joined with a number of organizations as part of a larger group response.

    “The same Court that decided Citizens United has made wealthy polluters even more powerful. A closely divided Supreme Court today ...More

  • Press Release 01 Apr 2014  |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Action Fund Endorses Representative Brad Schneider for Re-Election

    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. Brad Schneider for re-election in Illinois’s 10th congressional district. In his first year in Congress, Rep. Schneider earned an impressive 96 percent on LCV’s 2013 National Environmental Scorecard, showing his commitment to preserving our environment, building a clean energy economy and protecting the Great Lakes.

    “Congressman Brad Schneider has been ...More

  • Press Release 28 Mar 2014  |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement on Obama Administration’s Strategy to Curb Methane Emissions

    WASHINGTON DC—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement following the release of the Obama administration’s strategy to curb methane emissions, a part of his Climate Action Plan:

    “This keeps up the steady drumbeat of progress on implementation of the President’s Climate Action Plan. We’re pleased that the Obama administration is elevating the need to address methane emissions. It’s another sign of the President’s commitment to confronting the climate crisis at a ...More

  • Press Release 28 Mar 2014  |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Launches Web Ads Holding Members of Congress Accountable for Their Vote on the ‘Preventing New Parks Bill’

    Targets constituents across eight states following Wednesday’s vote

    WASHINGTON, DC – Following passage in the House on Wednesday, the League of Conservation Voters today launched a series of web ads holding 11 Republican and Democratic members of Congress across eight states accountable for their vote on HR 1459, the so-called ‘Preventing New Parks Bill.’ The Facebook ads start running today, thanking eight Representatives for voting against the legislation, and holding three Representatives accountable for voting ...More

  • Press Release 26 Mar 2014  |  Hannah Blatt

    California LCV & LCV Action Fund Endorse Congresswoman Julia Brownley for Re-Election

    WASHINGTON, DC—The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) and the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, announced today its endorsement of Julia Brownley for re-election to Congress (CA-26). Representative Brownley works hard to protect public health, preserve our environment and invest in clean energy.

    “Representative Julia Brownley supports strong action to combat climate change because she understands that we have a moral obligation to protect our planet for future generations,” said LCV Action Fund ...More

  • Press Release 26 Mar 2014  |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement Ahead of House Vote on ‘Preventing New Parks Bill’

    WASHINGTON DC— League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement ahead of the vote in the House today on HR 1459, the so-called ‘Preventing New Parks Bill,’ which would gut a President’s main park-creation authority, the Antiquities Act, at a time when Congress is refusing to advance dozens of bipartisan, locally supported bills to protect some of America’s last remaining pristine areas:

    "Voting for this bill amounts to voting to prevent new parks ...More

  • Press Release 25 Mar 2014  |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement on Draft Rule on Waters of the US

    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 ...More

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