WASHINGTON, DC – League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski released this statement on today’s introduction of the Safe Chemicals Act of 2013, which already has an impressive showing of support by 29 co-sponsors:
“Our nation’s primary chemical law is so flawed that many products we use every day contain unregulated chemicals that pose a major risk to public health. It’s time our laws catch up to the science linking these chemicals to growing incidences
His common sense polices will advance clean energy and protect Virginia’s natural resources
RICHMOND, VA - The Virginia League of Conservation Voters and the national League of Conservation Voters today announced their endorsements of Terry McAuliffe for Governor of Virginia. McAuliffe's common sense approach to clean energy and conservation will grow the clean energy sector across the Commonwealth and protect natural resources like the Chesapeake Bay.
"Terry McAuliffe’s common sense ideas will bring people together
Remind Senators that constituents at home support the EPA
WASHINGTON, DC - The League of Conservation Voters and the National Wildlife Federation have launched the first in a series of web ads to remind Senators that their constituents support the work that the Environmental Protection Agency does to protect clean air and clean water. The ads encourage the Senators to support President Obama’s nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy, whose nomination will
Coalition to President Obama and Secretary Kerry: Pipeline is Not in National Interest
The “All Risk, No Reward” Coalition launched today as a new national group that will educate the American people on the ‘all risk and no reward’ of TransCanada’s Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and urge President Obama and Secretary Kerry to reject it. The coalition brings together a unique group of national and state organizations, is very focused in its messaging on risk
WASHINGTON – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) released this statement following news reports that former Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) is looking at running for United States Senate from New Hampshire in 2014. LCV spent more than $1.1 million to defeat Scott Brown in Massachusetts last cycle, launching mail and field programs to help elect Senator Elizabeth Warren.
“Scott Brown’s record of standing with Big Oil and corporate polluters will follow him wherever he goes.
WASHINGTON – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) announced today that it has already knocked on more than 100,000 doors across Massachusetts since the launch of its grassroots field campaign last month to elect Ed Markey to the United States Senate. The organization has made this race a top priority this year, and will spend at least $650,000 on this field campaign and knock on at least 241,000 doors by the Democratic Senate primary on
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WASHINGTON, DC- The League of Conservation Voters today released a new report outlining where every member of the United States Senate stood on environmental priorities during consideration of Senator Murray’s budget resolution. These votes on climate change, clean air, and the dangerous Keystone XL tar sands pipeline provided the first glimpse of where this Senate stands on the environment and public health, and will be seriously considered for inclusion in this year's National
WASHINGTON, DC – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV), Sierra Club and Media Matters for America have launched a campaign demanding that ABC, NBC and CBS provide more climate change coverage during their evening newscasts. The petition campaign follows a recent Media Matters study that found that these networks featured only 12 climate change segments combined in 2012, a year of extreme weather and record-breaking heat waves nationwide.
“The new year shouldn’t bring the