WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the Full House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will host two hearings, on Tuesday and Thursday, about the ongoing lead-poisoning crisis in Flint, Michigan. Witnesses will include Flint’s former emergency manager and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder. In anticipation of these hearings, LCV Legislative Representative Madeleine Foote issued the following statement:
“This week’s hearings on the Flint water crisis are an opportunity to shine a light on Governor Snyder and his
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) today launched an $80,000 digital ad campaign thanking President Obama for beginning the process to regulate existing sources of methane pollution from the oil and gas industry, which is a potent contributor to climate change. The ads highlight the danger to our environment and public health posed by methane pollution from the oil and gas sector and thank the President and
Washington, D.C. – Tonight, the Republican presidential candidates met for a debate in Miami, where both Sen. Rubio and Gov. Kasich were asked about their stances on climate change. In response, LCV National Press Secretary Seth Stein issued the following statement:
“Tonight, Marco Rubio essentially told the people of Florida – who are already experiencing the impacts of climate change – that he will throw his hands in the air when confronted with this critical issue
Washington D.C.—Today President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau announced a series of important announcements to combat climate change. In response League of Conservation Voters (LCV) President Gene Karpinski said:
President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau are demonstrating just the kind of joint leadership and cooperation we need to combat climate change and meet the emissions reductions targets agreed to in Paris. After many years in which Canada moved in the wrong direction on
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, announced today its endorsement of Alma Adams for re-election to Congress (NC-12). During her first term in Congress, Congresswoman Adams has consistently supported critical clean energy initiatives and public health protections.
“We are thrilled to support Congresswoman Adams in her re-election campaign—as a first-term Congresswoman, she’s shown compelling dedication to combating climate change,” said
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, announced today its endorsement of State Senator Ruben Kihuen for Congress (NV-4). Kihuen has a strong track record of leadership on environmental issues, including support for advancing the clean energy economy and preserving our most special treasured lands.
“State Senator Ruben Kihuen is the proven environmental ally we need representing Nevada’s 4th District,” said LCV Action
Washington, D.C. – Tonight, the Democratic presidential candidates met for a debate in Miami. In response, LCV National Campaigns Director Clay Schroers issued the following statement:
“Tonight, the debate moderators did the right thing by asking the candidates about how they will approach one of the most pressing issues facing our country, climate change. Both Democratic candidates deserve credit for calling for urgent action on climate. We are thrilled once again to hear Hillary again lay
WASHINGTON, DC—The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV) and the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund announced today their endorsement of Pete Aguilar for Congress (CA-31). Aguilar is committed to combating climate change, protecting the waterways we rely upon for safe drinking water, expanding low-carbon transportation alternatives, and transitioning our nation to clean energy.
“We are thrilled to once again support Congressman Aguilar, a powerful new voice in Congress for addressing the climate crisis,”