WASHINGTON, DC—Today Hillary Clinton announced her plans to protect and invest in public lands and waters. In response the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund released the following statement from Tiernan Sittenfeld, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs:
“Hillary Clinton continues to demonstrate why she is exactly the leader we need as our next president. Not only is she leading on climate change but she is also committed to charting a brighter future for
WASHINGTON, DC—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, announced its endorsement today of three candidates running for open seats in Maryland: U.S. Representative Chris Van Hollen (MD-08) for U.S. Senate, former Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown for Maryland’s fourth Congressional District and State Senator Jamie Raskin for Maryland’s eighth Congressional District.
“Maryland has been on the forefront of tackling climate change
WASHINGTON, DC –GiveGreen and GiveGreen in the States have together already raised or contributed more than $3 million for pro-environment federal and state candidates in the 2015-2016 election cycle.
LCV Action Fund’s federal GiveGreen program, which is supported by the NRDC Action Fund PAC, helps to elect pro-environment candidates at the federal level. To date, GiveGreen has raised the most money for Russ Feingold (WI-Sen) with at least $231,947 and Catherine Cortez Masto (NV-Sen) with at
Washington, D.C. – In response to Donald Trump’s speech today, LCV Senior Vice President of Communications David Willett issued the following statement:
“We've heard enough. Trump's divisive language has made him a shocking candidate, but today he just pandered to the fossil fuel industry with a carbon-copy energy plan that could have been lifted directly from Mitch McConnell. As Big Polluters’ new best friend, Trump’s 'plan' is pro-drilling, anti-EPA and is dangerous to our clean
Washington, D.C. – In response to new reports about the contents of Rep. Kevin Cramer’s energy recommendations to Donald Trump in advance of his speech in North Dakota tomorrow, where he is expected to outline his energy proposals, LCV National Press Secretary Seth Stein issued the following statement:
“Rep. Cramer’s recommendations to Trump might as well be titled 'big polluters first.' He is echoing Trump’s radical and dangerous goal of severely cutting the EPA and recommending
Washington, D.C. – In anticipation of the House motion to conference with the Senate energy bill, LCV Vice President of Government Affairs Sara Chieffo issued the following statement:
“The House version of this energy bill is a grab bag of stale pro-polluter policies and attacks on our environment that increases carbon pollution at a time when the United States has committed to fighting climate change. This sweeping package further entrenches fossil fuels, fails to make the
Washington, D.C. – In response to the announcement of a final bicameral agreement to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act, LCV president Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:
“For far too long, our nation’s broken chemical law has allowed toxic chemicals into our homes and workplaces, putting the health of all Americans in jeopardy and contributing to a dramatic rise in health problems like cancer, infertility, and learning disabilities. Reforming this 40 year-old law has been
Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Today, conservationists united behind Senate candidate Russ Feingold as he pledged to take on the largest challenge of our generation, climate change. On behalf of the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, LCV Action Fund President Gene Karpinski and Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Executive Director Kerry Schumann joined Russ Feingold to highlight his strong commitment to our environment and to advocate for Feingold’s return to the U.S. Senate.