League of Conservation Voters

The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) is turning environmental values into national priorities. To secure the environmental future of our planet, LCV's mission is to advocate for sound environmental policies and to elect pro-environmental candidates who will adopt and implement such policies.

Releases by this organization

Newswire article
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Coalition Delivers 72,000 Petitions to NBC, ABC, CBS Demanding More Climate Change Coverage
The League of Conservation Voters (LCV), Sierra Club and Media Matters for America delivered more than 72,000 petitions they collected demanding that ABC, NBC and CBS provide more climate change coverage during their evening newscasts.
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Newswire article
Thursday, April 18, 2013
House to Move Forward with Toxic Tar Sands Spill Approval Act
The House subcommittee on Energy and Power will move forward with legislation tomorrow to fast-track the risky Keystone XL tar sands pipeline despite the recent tar sands spill in Mayflower, Arkansas. The Mayflower tar sands spill has raised new concerns about pipeline safety and the risks associated with transporting tar sands, the dirtiest oil on the planet, near and through important bodies of water.
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Newswire article
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
LCV, Sierra Club, Media Matters Launch Campaign Demanding More Climate Change Coverage on Evening News
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.
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Thursday, May 17, 2012
More than One Million Comments Supporting Carbon Pollution Limits Delivered to EPA
Today, a broad coalition of groups supporting clean air safeguards announced that more than one million Americans have shown their support for new standards to curb industrial carbon pollution from power plants by submitting comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). With over a month still remaining in the public comment period, this is already the largest number of public comments the EPA has ever received on any issue, and we anticipate many more comments to come in the weeks ahead.
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Newswire article
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Mitt Romney: Still in the Tank for Big Oil
In response to Mitt Romney’s campaign stop today in Colorado to discuss energy, League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Senior Vice President for Campaigns Navin Nayak released the following statement: “Don’t be fooled – Mitt Romney is still in the tank for Big Oil. He may pretend to offer solutions to America’s energy challenges, but Romney supports protecting the billions in special tax breaks enjoyed by the same oil industry that is bankrolling his campaign.” Background
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