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Washington, D.C. – In response to President Obama’s unveiling last week of the Clean Power Plan – which sets national limits of carbon pollution from existing power plants – LCV and its Latino organizing programs launched two simultaneous media campaigns in three states, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico,
WASHINGTON, DC – Today Hillary Clinton announced her opposition to Arctic Ocean drilling. In response the League of Conservation Voters Action Fund released the following statement from Tiernan Sittenfeld, Senior Vice President of Government Affairs:
“We are very excited to see Secretary Clinton come out in opposition to Arctic Ocean drilling. She recognizes that we have a moral obligation to act on climate for the sake of our children and grandchildren and that Arctic drilling is
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the first Republican primary debate for president, LCV Vice President of Campaigns Dan Weiss issued the following statement:
“The Republican presidential candidates had an opportunity tonight to listen to their constituents and put forth their plan to combat climate change, protect public health, and grow the economy. Instead, this debate barely addressed the critical issue of climate change, even when recent polling shows a majority of Republican primary voters in
Denver, Colorado – The League of Conservation Voters Action Fund (LCVAF) and National Resources Defense Council Action Fund (NRDC) announced their endorsements of Sen. Michael Bennet's re-election today, lauding his work to address climate change, protect the environment, champion renewable energy and protect Colorado's natural treasures.
"Senator Michael Bennet has been a champion when it comes to tackling climate change and protecting our environment, and we are excited to support his re-election," said Tiernan Sittenfeld, LCVAF
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee marked up and passed S. 1324, Senator Capito’s “Polluter Protection Act,” which dismantles the Clean Air Act, blocks implementation of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) and prevents the EPA from protecting public health. In response to this bill’s passage out of committee, LCV President Gene Karpinski issued the following statement:
“This legislation truly is the “Polluter Protection Act." It puts the health of millions of Americans
WASHINGTON, DC – The League of Conservation Voters and Conservation Voters for Idaho celebrated the Senate’s passage today of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act, which would permanently protect more than 275,000 acres as wilderness in central Idaho’s Boulder-White Clouds region. This legislation passed the House of Representatives on July 27 and will now go to the president for his signature.
LCV’s Deputy Legislative Director Alex Taurel
OHIO —In response to the EPA’s release of the Clean Power Plan, Beth Nagusky, LCV Ohio Policy Director, issued the following statement:
“The Clean Power Plan is the single biggest step our country has ever taken to combat climate change and is a huge win for public health. These historic standards will ensure that big polluters can no longer spew an unlimited amount of carbon pollution into our air. The Clean Power Plan is a flexible
WASHINGTON, DC – As President Obama releases the final Clean Power Plan this afternoon and presidential candidates have begun to weigh in, the League of Conservation Voters and NRDC Action Fund released a new poll conducted by Republican polling firm American Viewpoint of Republican primary voters in the critical early primary states of New Hampshire and South Carolina showing how there may be a disconnect between many candidates and likely primary voters. See here for