OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – California League of Conservation Voters Chief Executive Officer Sarah Rose and League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski released this statement on President Obama designating Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands as part of the California Coastal National Monument. This designation is made possible under the 1906 Antiquities Act, which presidents from both parties have used to set aside significant natural, cultural, and historical resources from the Grand Canyon to the Statue of Liberty.
WASHINGTON, DC –League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski released this statement on the importance of the all-night floor speeches happening in the Senate later tonight pressing for action on climate change:
“This is a historic day and night. We’re thrilled that so many Senators, led by Senators Schatz, Whitehouse, and Boxer, are pulling an all-nighter on the floor of the Senate to talk about the urgent need to confront the climate crisis.
As Majority Leader
WASHINGTON, DC – The New York League of Conservation Voters and the national League of Conservation Voters today praised Rep. Chris Gibson’s vote against H.R. 3826, a bill that would allow power plants to continue spewing unlimited amounts of carbon pollution into the air:
“Rep. Gibson stood up for New Yorkers’ health today when he voted to uphold commonsense limits on air pollutants. We thank him for demonstrating real leadership in protecting our environment,” said
WASHINGTON, DC – The New Jersey League of Conservation Voters and the national League of Conservation Voters today praised Rep. Frank LoBiondo’s vote against H.R. 3826, a bill that would allow power plants to continue spewing unlimited amounts of carbon pollution into the air:
“Rep. LoBiondo’s vote protects New Jerseyans. We thank him for demonstrating real leadership to protect public health,” said Ed Potosnak, Executive Director of the New Jersey League of Conservation Voters.
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 Mike Honda for re-election to Congress (CA-17). Representative Honda has spent over a decade in Congress working tirelessly to protect the environment and public health.
“For more than a decade, Congressman Mike Honda has been a champion for clean air and water, and fighting to protect our environment for future
WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released the following statement ahead of a vote in the House today on H.R. 3826, legislation that would turn a blind eye to the climate crisis by allowing power plants to continue spewing unlimited amounts of carbon pollution into the air:
“This extreme bill would gut the EPA’s ability to cut carbon pollution, prevent EPA scientists from doing their job, and let power plants
WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement on the release of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final standards making gasoline cleaner and curbing harmful tailpipe emissions from passenger vehicles, which is supported by a cross-section of groups from across the health and environmental communities:
“At a time when more than 1 in 3 Americans are living in areas with poor air quality, these commonsense standards will help clean our
LCV Victory Fund & Sierra Club Political Committee ad shows Jolly is dangerously out-of-touch
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – LCV Victory Fund and the Sierra Club Political Committee today launched a $350,000 television ad campaign hitting Florida House candidate David Jolly for being dangerously out-of-step with his district on climate change. The ad, “Ignore,” begins airing this week across the district and will run through Election Day on March 11th.
“David Jolly shouldn’t serve