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  • Press Release August 10, 2016   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on Trump's Speech at Abingdon Rally

    Washington, DC – In response to Trump’s speech today at his rally in Abingdon, VA, where he discussed his position on coal jobs and accepted an award from the Virginia Coal and Energy Alliance, LCV National Campaigns Director Clay Schroers issued the following statement:

    “If this rambling, incoherent speech is evidence of anything, it’s that Trump doesn’t understand the first thing about energy policy. As strange as it sounded, Trump was actually right when he ...More

  • Press Release August 8, 2016   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement On Trump’s “Big Polluters First” Economic Policy Speech

    Washington, DC – In response to Donald Trump’s “Big Polluters First” Economic policy speech today, LCV National Campaigns Director Clay Schroers issued the following statement:

    “For a candidate who claims to pride himself on never reading from a script, Trump sure sticks to the Big Polluters’ talking points when it comes to energy and the environment. The policies he’s espoused – ending regulations, cutting the EPA and attacking the Clean Power Plan – as well as ...More

  • Press Release August 4, 2016   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Launches Next Phase of GreenRoots Program to Mobilize Members to Elect Hillary Clinton and Senate Environmental Champions

    WASHINGTON, DC—This week, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) launched the next phase of a grassroots program, GreenRoots, to mobilize its members as volunteers in eight states to help elect Hillary Clinton as our next president and LCV Action Fund’s endorsed Senate candidates to restore a pro-environment majority to the U.S. Senate. The program includes 45 field staff in the following states:

    • Colorado (Senator Michael Bennet and Hillary Clinton for President)

    • Florida (Hillary ...More

  • Press Release August 3, 2016   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Statement on Sen. Johnson’s Incorrect Claim that Climate Change ‘Hasn’t Been Proven Scientifically’

    Washington, DC – In response to Sen. Ron Johnson’s factually incorrect claims made during a radio interview this week that climate change “hasn’t been proven scientifically,” and his incendiary remarks comparing environmentalists to dictators like Stalin, LCV National Campaigns Director Clay Schroers issued the following statement:

    “Someone should probably tell Johnson that facts matter, and when they don’t agree with what your Big Oil benefactors want, you don’t get to just make up your own. The ...More

  • Press Release August 3, 2016   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement on the Anniversary of the Clean Power Plan

    WASHINGTON, DC –LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement about the anniversary of the Clean Power Plan:

    “A year ago today, President Obama took the single biggest step in our nation’s history to combat climate change when he finalized the EPA’s landmark Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan sets the first national carbon pollution limits for power plants. This commonsense and widely-supported step is good for our health, good for our environment and ...More

  • Press Release August 3, 2016   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Action Fund Endorses Raul Grijalva for Re-Election to the U.S. House

    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 Raúl Grijalva for re-election to U.S. Congress (AZ-03). Grijalva is a long time champion for safeguarding the environment, addressing climate change and conserving public lands.

    “Congressman Raúl Grijalva has been one of the strongest advocates for protecting our environment and all communities throughout his time in Congress," said LCV Action ...More

  • Press Release August 2, 2016   |  Hannah Blatt

    LCV Statement on Finalization of NEPA Climate Change Guidance

    WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the Obama Administration’s announcement on finalizing guidance for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to incorporate climate change in the review process, LCV’s Vice President of Government Affairs Sara Chieffo issued the following statement:

    “Today’s announcement shows that once again President Obama is leading by example and making climate change a top priority. This guidance ensures that climate change is a core part of the environmental review process conducted by ...More

  • Press Release July 28, 2016   |  Seth Stein

    LCV Names Donald Trump to Signature “Dirty Dozen” List

    LCV President Gene Karpinski to announce Trump’s place during his remarks at the DNC

    Philadelphia, PA – Today, from the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, League of Conservation Voters (LCV) president Gene Karpinski will announce that Republican Presidential Nominee Donald J. Trump is being named to the LCV’s signature “Dirty Dozen” list for the 2016 cycle.

    “The stakes could not be higher - climate change is happening now, and yet Donald Trump calls it ...More

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