The League joined coalition partners across the country to express our vehement opposition to any and all legislation that would approve the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline in a letter to the Senate.

Power plants and oil refineries account for nearly 40 percent of the nation’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions — more than two billion tons per year. This global warming pollution is causing dangerous heat waves, rising sea levels, stronger storms and floods, and devastating droughts, thereby threatening the public health and welfare of current and future generations.

The following letter was sent to the Senate opposing efforts to overturn Administration initiatives that protect public health and the environment such the new mercury and air toxics rule and the recent decision to block the Keystone XL pipeline.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to Senate and House leadership, opposing the attachment of any anti-environmental riders to the spending and tax bills that Congress is trying to get done before the end of the year.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to the Senate urging them to reconsider any plans to include expanded offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling in any legislation.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to the Senate urging them to reconsider any plans to include expanded offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling in any legislation.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to both the House of Representatives and the Senate urging Congress to provide at least the amount proposed by the administration for international programs in 2011.  The League is particularly concerned about funding for international adaptation to deal with global climate change.

The League and coalition partners sent a letter to both the House of Representatives and the Senate urging Congress to provide at least the amount proposed by the administration for international programs in 2011.  The League is particularly concerned about funding for international adaptation to deal with global climate change.

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