The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced it’s plan to move forward with the repeal of the Clean Power Plan, which would regulate the carbon pollution from existing power plants.
The League has joined with 132 organizations to state our opposition to the Trump Administration's plan for expansion of offshore drilling—which brings unacceptable risks to our oceans, coastal reside
The League joined partners on a letter to President Obama thanking him for taking historic action to protect the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans from offshore drilling.
The League joined coalition partners on a letter calling for members of the U.S. House of Representatives to oppose H.Con.Res 89.
Despite the stay on implementation of the Clean Power Plan, some states are moving forward to develop state plans to implement the regulation in their own jurisdictions. The LWVUS Climate Change task force has developed a working guide for those wishing to get involved at the state level.
On Earth day, world leaders will gather at the United Nations to sign the agreement put together during the UN Climate Conference in Paris. The historic agreement signaled the commitment to fight climate change by a global coalition.
In addition to lobbying the 114th Congress in support of our priorities, the League is working on a number of important policy proposals put forth by the President and agencies of the federal government. We will also be participating in litigation that could have a major impact on laws and regulations.
The deadline to submit your comments in support of the Environmental Protection Agency's first-ever methane pollution standard is quickly approaching. Join us in telling EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy that you support efforts to cut methane emissions.
The League sent a letter to the U.S. Senate opposing any attempt to block the implementation of the Administrations Clean Power Plan. Under the Congressional Review Act, Congress can review the implementation of regulations developed by the Administration. Members of the LWVUS Lobby Corps will be visiting Senate offices to discuss this groundbreaking regulation that will save lives and protect the environment.