WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today announced a new billboard campaign targeting Rep. Dan Benishek (MI-01) for his extreme, anti-science views on climate change. The billboards, which will be up in Traverse City, Petoskey, and Gaylord through Election Day read, “When it comes to climate change, Congressman Dan Benishek keeps his head in the sand.”
“Benishek’s head may be in the sand when it comes to climate change, but his extreme
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today launched a new billboard campaign targeting members of their “Flat Earth Five” program, highlighting their extreme, anti-science views on climate change. The billboards, which will stay up in all five Congressional districts through Election Day, is part of LCV’s campaign against 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).
“Passing Rush Limbaugh’s
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today launched a new $200,000 television ad campaign against “Flat Earth Five” member Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle (NY-24) for her extreme environmental voting record and for siding with Tea Party extremists like Sarah Palin and Rush Limbaugh in denying the existence of climate change, which she has called a “myth.” The ad, “Support,” begins airing tomorrow in the Syracuse media market and will run through October
WASHINGTON D.C. - The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) and Majority PAC today launched a new $470,000 television ad campaign against former mining lobbyist and Congressman Jeff Flake for sponsoring legislation that would have allowed mining for radioactive uranium near the Grand Canyon and Colorado River, threatening the drinking water of 25 million Americans. The ad, “Dangerous,” begins airing this week in the Phoenix media market and will run through October 24th.
“Arizona families can’t
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today announced a new billboard campaign targeting Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle (NY-24) for her extreme, anti-science views on climate change that align her with Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin rather than her constituents. The mobile billboard, which will be visible across New York’s 24th Congressional District through Election Day, shows the Congresswoman with Limbaugh and Palin and reads, “On climate change, they agree.”
“Congresswoman Buerkle’s extreme views
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, responded to a dishonest attempt by Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (MD-06) to reinvent his own anti-environmental voting record.
At the Herald-Mail Debate on October 11th, Rep. Bartlett stated, “I’m probably the greenest Republican on Capitol Hill.” The truth is Rep. Bartlett has one of the worst environmental records in the U.S. House of Representatives,
WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski released this statement about the Obama Administration’s finalization of its Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for solar energy development on public lands in the Southwest:
“President Obama’s plan is a big deal for solar energy. We commend his Administration for developing an innovative path forward for tapping America’s abundant solar resources on public lands in the Southwest while protecting environmentally sensitive areas. Solar power
By the numbers before he hits the debate stage
1. Dishonest Romney Environmental Statements Made at Debate that He Should Correct: 4 (at least)
2. Ryan’s Score on LCV’s 2011 National Environmental Scorecard: 3%
3. Ryan’s Campaign Contributions from Oil and Gas Industry: $254,850
(*Romney-Ryan Campaign’s Oil and Gas Contributions: $3,491,168)
4. Funding Romney-Ryan Plan Would Cut from Energy Programs in Fiscal Year 2013 Alone: $3 Billion
5. Tax Dollars Big Oil Would Receive While Clean Energy Programs are Gutted: $40